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New ad for “Cosmo for Guys” lets you get inside a girl’s head

TweetSome ads, such as the Summer’s Eve videos we covered recently, seem doomed to be sexist and terrible because the product they’re selling is. This new video promoting an iPad-only “Cosmo for Guys” magazine that promises to let (straight) men know “what women want” is like that. As bad as this ad is, I’m sure [...]
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Details Magazine publishes story of man acquitted of rape

TweetDetails magazine has published an account of one man’s experience of being accused and later found not guilty of rape. The story, written by Kayleen Schaefer (who tweeted a link to the story with the question “is this every man’s worst nightmare?”) calls rape accusations “one of the last indelible taints in society” and bemoans [...]
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French Vogue fashion spread features sexy sexy children

TweetThey’ve been selling us women’s clothing using adolescent models for years, so it was only a matter of time before a magazine put couture on kids. An editorial spread in the December-January issue of Vogue Paris features more than a dozen pages of girls – not teenagers, girls – wearing couture, heavily made up and [...]
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Glamour magazine’s “Love Your Work Life” panel: Lots of sentiment, few solutions

TweetYesterday I went to the Glamour Love Your Life conference at 92nd Street Y. The conference was a one-day event that coincides with next week’s Glamour Women of the Year Awards, where honorees will include Queen Rania of Jordan, Constance McMillen and women’s rights activist Dr. Hawa Abdi. The day began with a panel called [...]
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Thanks Paper Magazine, gender play is hot

TweetPaper Magazine has a fun photo shoot in their most recent edition with 12 women in various creative industries. It’s called “She’s Got Balls: 12 Creative Women Get in Touch With Their Masculine Side.” The full slide show is here, including pictures with Jenny Shimizu, among others. I think gender-bending in general is hot. I [...]
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