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Really, Urban Outfitters?

Tweet While Urban Outfitters find shirts supporting marriage equality too controversial for their store shelves, apparently selling father-daughter purity grossness is all good. Whether or not this was meant to be funny, it really missed the mark; all it does is give me the ickies. Related: Vintage Video Sexism: Kissing is for Whores Time Magazine [...]
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Is this the softer side of Sears?

Tweet I mean…really?! I mean, here at Feministing we’re no strangers to bizarre dismembered women’s body pillows – but Sears? But the best part is really the product description, though: Do your wife’s business trips make you unease at bed time? Perhaps the fact that you don’t have her around to shares your dreams makes [...]
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Why Does Nike Still Have Roethlisberger On Their Roster?

Tweet That is actually not Roethlisberger, but I thought this ad kind of said it all. People were very quick to defend Ben Roethlisberger last year when he was accused of raping a woman in Lake Tahoe, but as Thomas noted over at the Yes, Means Yes blog, there seems to be a pattern emerging–there [...]
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Tampon ad makes fun of tampon ads, still can’t say “vagina”

TweetVia The Sexist, it looks like Kotex finally got the memo that birth control ads are weird: Transcript from The Sexist after the jump. I’m glad we’ve reached the point where it makes sense to sell tampons by making fun of what Sarah Haskins calls period control ads. When a company’s tampon ad mocks its [...]
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Jessica Simpson and “The Price of Beauty.”

TweetI have to say I was touched by this interview that Jessica Simpson did yesterday with Oprah (yes I just typed that line, I too am shocked), until it got to the part where she talks about her new special on VH1, “The Price of Beauty.” If you can sit through both parts she touches [...]
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