Posts Tagged boys

Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah: Senior Male Athletes at Phillips Andover

Phillips Academy Andover, more commonly known as Phillips Andover,  is a prestigious and highly selective boarding school in Andover, Massachusetts whose students are known more for the high acceptance rates to elite and ivy-league universities they enjoy than for feminist activism. The high school’s Wikipedia page (yes, it has a long and elaborate one, having been established in the damn 1700’s), for example, boasts that “in recent years, Andover has sent the largest number of its students to Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Penn, Columbia, Princeton, and other top-tier colleges ...

Phillips Academy Andover, more commonly known as Phillips Andover,  is a prestigious and highly selective boarding school in Andover, Massachusetts whose students are known more for the high acceptance rates to elite and ivy-league universities they enjoy ...

"I need a hero" t-shirt

Who approved these ridiculously sexist “Avengers” T-shirts?

Welp, 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?

Welp, 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 ...

Swedish toy company reverses genders in new catalogue

Top Toy, one of the largest toy companies in Sweden, is flipping the gender script in its Christmas catalogue. This year, girls are shown playing with toy guns, while boys are playing with dollhouses. The company was called out a few years ago by a watchdog group for its stereotypical advertising, and decided it needed to adapt to Sweden’s progressive attitudes about gender.

Here’s hoping someday American toy companies heed the call of girls like Riley and quit with the ridiculously gendered marketing too.

Top Toy, one of the largest toy companies in Sweden, is flipping the gender script in its Christmas catalogue. This year, girls are shown playing with toy guns, while boys are playing with dollhouses. The company ...