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Facebook promises to take action on gender-based hate

Tweet Success! Facebook on Tuesday acknowledged that its systems to identify and remove hate speech had not worked effectively, as it faced pressure from feminist groups that want the site to ban pages that glorify violence against women. The activists, who sent more than 5,000 e-mails to Facebook’s advertisers and elicited more than 60,000 posts on [...]
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Who approved these ridiculously sexist “Avengers” T-shirts?

TweetWelp, sexist advertising doesn’t get much more blatant this. Here’s Marvel’s Avengers T-shirt for boys: And for girls: Update: Sign the petition to say we’re #notbuying it. Related: What if dude superheroes posed like lady superheroes? Tweet
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WATCH: Bic is helping women be better writers and better women

TweetAs a writer, I’m graciously humbled that Bic finally decided to make a pen for my needs. My diary is never going to be the same. Not only are they made for women in sleekness and style, but they named it Cristal! She’s going to be my new BFF, I just know it! Check out [...]
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Belvedere Vodka ad jokes about date rape

TweetWe will just echo Amina and say: FUCK YOU BELVEDERE VODKA. Of course, Belvedere is now sorry that you were offended. But if you don’t find that apology sufficient or have more to say about why joking about date rape is not the best way to sell vodka, you can contact Belvedere here or by [...]
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