Tag Archives: Advertising

Why “like a girl” shouldn’t be an insult

TweetLet’s just pretend that this isn’t a commercial for Always menstrual products and appreciate this heart-warming reminder that girls are confident and joyful before we teach them that being a girl is the absolute worst thing they can be. Tweet
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Smart isn’t beautiful

Tweet Online clothing retailer Betabrand’s new ad campaign has made a splash. Their new spring collection is modeled exclusively by PhDs and doctoral candidates. As founder Chris Lindland wrote in a statement, “Our designers cooked up a collection of smart fashions for spring, so why not display them on the bodies of women with really [...]
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Worried about Superbowl sexism this Sunday? There’s an app for that.

TweetYou guys… you probably don’t know this about me but I like football. When I say like, I mean love. When I say love, I mean looovvvee. Tweet
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“Photoshop: For that poreless android look you’ll never achieve in real life.”

Tweet For her final project in an advanced digital photography class at East Carolina University, student Anna Hill decided to highlight the ridiculousness of beauty ads by creating these mock ads for Photoshop itself. As she explains to HuffPo, ads for beauty products “really are altered so much, they may as well be advertising Photoshop rather than the [...]
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“Can’t we just talk about shoes?”

TweetToday’s dose of casual sexism brought to you by the DC Metro. Women, amirite?  Tweet
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