Posts tagged "sexist"

Glenn Beck Calls “Naked” Meghan McCain Fat, Fake Barfs On Air, Suggests She Wear A Burqa

Glenn Beck’s gone on a juvenile, woman-shaming, fat-hating rant against Meghan McCain and it’s one of the most hurtful, sexist things I’ve ever heard in my life. Meghan…

Jessica Wakeman | May 12, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Klondike Sells Ice Cream, Sexist Gender Stereotypes

“What color shall we paint the foyer?” is a boring conversation, no doubt. But does Klondike really have to portray listening to one’s wife talk for five whole…

Jessica Wakeman | May 3, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Katie Couric On Being Called “Perky”

“[“Perky”] used to bother me because I thought there was a sexist undertone to that word. It meant shallow and cute, but not somebody who had any depth. It did…

Jessica Wakeman | April 16, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Women In A Gumball Machine: Is This The Most Sexist Ad For Online Dating Ever?

We know it’s, like, a law that beer and fast food commercials use offensive, usually sexist, stereotypes about chicks and dudes … but online dating sites? This “Femme-o-matic”…

Jessica Wakeman | April 1, 2011 - 11:20 am

Sarah Palin On The Double Standard For Women

“Women are held to a different standard in all areas. Let’s work harder, produce more and better and get over it. I’m through whining about a liberal press that holds…

Jessica Wakeman | March 25, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Bill Maher Calls Sarah Palin A Vagina (Only In More Vulgar Terms)

Comedian Bill Maher, who fancies himself “edgy” or something, called Sarah Palin a “dumb tw*t” on Friday night’s episode of “Real Time With Bill Maher.” Because, you know, he’s…

Jessica Wakeman | March 23, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Florida Mayoral Candidate Rose Ferlita Unelectable Because She’s “Unmarried”

WTF, Florida?!?! Residents of Tampa received a mailer about mayoral candidate Rose Ferlita warning them that this deranged harpy is “Unmarried. Unsure. Unelectable.” What kind of freak wouldn’t be married?

Jessica Wakeman | March 16, 2011 - 10:40 am

Little Girls Debut Music Video Criticizing Lil Wayne’s Sexist Lyrics

Kick ass! A nine-year-old and a 10-year-old who call themselves Watoto From The Nile wrote and performed a hip-hop song about rapper Lil Wayne’s derogatory and sexist lyrics.

Jessica Wakeman | March 2, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Vinny Swears “Jersey Shore” Isn’t Sexist

“We have our catchphrases about girls [‘grenade,’ etc.] but the four girls on the show are as wild as the guys. It’s not just one way. It’s not biased or…

Jessica Wakeman | February 17, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Quickies: Sarah Palin Is “Great Masturbation Material” For Tracy Morgan

Tracy Morgan called Sarah Palin “great masturbation material” — a sexist assessment of the telegenic but dimwitted ex-governor, but nevertheless one that holds a grain of truth. So, if…

Jessica Wakeman | January 28, 2011 - 8:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: ESPN Dude Fired For Calling Colleague “Sweet Baby” To Sue

Ron Franklin, the ESPN announcer who was fired for calling his female co-worker, Jeannine Edwards, “sweet baby” and an “a**hole,” is suing his former employer. He has a right…

Jessica Wakeman | January 24, 2011 - 7:40 pm

ESPN Announcer Off Air After Calling Female Colleague “Sweetcakes”

ESPN football announcer Ron Franklin was not allowed on-air this weekend after he allegedly called a female colleague, Jeannine Edwards, “sweetcakes” and then an “a-hole.”

Franklin, 68, supposedly…

Jessica Wakeman | January 3, 2011 - 12:15 pm

Today’s Lady News: Brett Favre’s Accuser Says The NFL Is Sexist

Brett Favre will be fined $50,000 — but not suspended — by the National Football League for not cooperating with an investigation into his shady behavior. In response to…

Jessica Wakeman | December 29, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Writer Tawni O’Dell Comes Out Swinging Against Sexist Publishing Industry

A few months ago the author Jonathan Franzen published his novel, Freedom, and among bookworms, it was like a new “Star Wars” movie being released or Angelina Jolie popping out…

Jessica Wakeman | November 22, 2010 - 4:20 pm

NC Campaign Ad Shows Female Candidate Applying Mascara And Lipstick Like A Whore

Campaign commercials are getting dirty down south. North Carolina politician Wesley Meredith is challenging State Senator Margaret Dickson for her seat and ran an ad depicting a cash-carrying…

Jessica Wakeman | October 26, 2010 - 3:50 pm

Pastor Eddie Long Teaches Wifely Submission And That “Wives And Women Can Never Rule Over Men”

If you’ve read the news at all lately, you have heard of the trials and tribulations of Bishop Eddie Long. The Atlanta mega-church pastor is accused of sexual coercion of…

Jessica Wakeman | October 1, 2010 - 6:15 pm

Today’s Lady News: Radio Show Says Lady Candidate Has A “Tight Little Butt”

The WRKO radio show in Boston referred to Republican state treasurer candidate Karyn Polito on air as having a “tight little butt,” after a listener called in asking if…

Jessica Wakeman | September 28, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Study Finds Sexist Comments Hurt Female Candidates In The Polls

Sexist slurs hurt a female candidate’s campaign more than her policy stances, according to a study on voter attitudes. That’s bad news for the likes of Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin,…

Jessica Wakeman | September 28, 2010 - 3:40 pm

Ladies, Who Wants To Rent Their Ass Out To Kentucky Fried Chicken?

In a “creative” new advertising campaign — really, they used the word “creative” — Kentucky Fried Chicken is giving college girls $500 bucks to walk around campus wearing sweat pants…

Jessica Wakeman | September 22, 2010 - 11:10 am

Remember When Ladies Were Cup Holders? Chevy Does

Remember when men were men and women were cup holders? Chevy does and they are selling posters of their 1959 Impala to celebrate the glory days when women knew their…

Jessica Wakeman | September 17, 2010 - 7:45 pm
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