Are we supposed to find this kind of retro sexism quaint and funny because we’re soooo post-feminism now?
“Sometimes there are certain things that we have to work harder for, that we have to work double the amount for. Sometimes we don’t get the credit. But we’re getting there.” That’s Beyonce, on whether girls really do run the world.
In the Guardian, Deborah Orr asks why feminism is afraid of owning up to and correcting its flaws.
The International Labor Organization has voted to extend key labor protections to domestic workers, the overwhelming majority of whom are women and girls.
New Hampshire Governor John Lynch has vetoed the addition of a parental consent requirement to the state’s abortion law.
France gave us the Statue of Liberty, and now we are giving them… Those Abercrombie & Fitch bags with the naked people on them. You are welcome, France.
From Sociological Images, a look at the use of the virgin-whore dichotomy in World War II propaganda posters. Remember: you can’t fight the axis if you get VD!