Heather spotted this remarkably sad ad from Swiffer, aping Westinghouse Electric's classic wartime poster, We Can Do It! Adds Jason: "I love the clear tribute to an important historical image done in such a way as to piss on its legacy."
Because there isn't enough scandal in the chess world right now, grandmaster Ilya Smirin uttered sexist remarks while commentating the FIDE Womens' Grand Prix on Tuesday—among them an admission he thinks chess is "maybe not for women"—and was promptly fired. The federation apologised and called Mr Smirin's comments offensive and embarrassing. Belarusian-born Mr Smirin –… READ THE REST
In this Behind the Seams episode, host Gavia Baker-Whitelaw looks at the evolution of fashion in the Star Trek universe and the complicated dance, back and forth, of both reflecting sexism within our own society and a desire to show more future-forward attitudes towards gender norms and sexuality. Thumbnail: Display of Starfleet uniforms, Strange New… READ THE REST
After receiving 24 complaints about Adidas' sports bra ad with a "boob grid," UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) banned the advertisement. This is probably what Adidas was going after when they created the ad. Harriet Williams of Yahoo News says the ban is stupid: I think they're missing the point. Adidas' sports bra ad is… READ THE REST
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