“Can’t we just talk about shoes?”

Today’s dose of casual sexism brought to you by the DC Metro.

DC Metro ad with woman asking, "Can't we just talk about shoes"

Women, amirite? 

According to a Metro spokesperson, “The point of the ad is to get people talking about Metro’s massive rebuilding effort by juxtaposing technical facts with a variety of light responses in conversation between friends.”

I’m pretty sure that point has been lost as people are too busy making parodies of the ad.

h/t Avery

Maya DusenberyMaya Dusenbery finds bus maintenance and shoes about equally uninteresting.

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Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director in charge of Editorial at Feministing. Maya has previously worked at NARAL Pro-Choice New York and the National Institute for Reproductive Health and was a fellow at Mother Jones magazine. She graduated with a B.A. from Carleton College in 2008. A Minnesota native, she currently lives, writes, edits, and bakes bread in Atlanta, Georgia.

Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director of Feministing in charge of Editorial.

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