Posts Tagged sexist

Halloween is around the corner, so of course this “naughty” toddler costume is being sold at Walmart

 

We all know Halloween can bring out the worst in already terrible people, with its penchant for insensitive, sexist costumes, cultural appropriation and of course the phenomenon we will refer to as “Sexy Halloween“. But I had hoped we were still too far out to start seeing signs of the Hallo-pocalypse, it being September and all. Not so, according to the Consumerist and a good samaritan reader named Rachael, who snapped a photo of this “Naughty Leopard” costume for toddlers. That’s right, your small girl-child is being urged by Walmart to invoke one side of the virgin-whore dichotomy whilst dressing up for Halloween this year.

Perhaps most confusingly, the outfit itself reads more “adorable ...

 

We all know Halloween can bring out the worst in already terrible people, with its penchant for insensitive, sexist costumes, cultural appropriation and of course the phenomenon we will refer to as “

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Black meteorologist fired for responding to negative comments about her hair

But don’t worry, no one involved in this scenario was racist. *Sigh*

Clutch Magazine reported that Rhonda A. Lee, a meteorologist at an ABC affiliate in Shreveport, Louisiana, was referenced in this post by a viewer on Facebook:

“the black lady that does the news is a very nice lady.the only thing is she needs to wear a wig or grow some more hair. im not sure if she is a cancer patient. but still its not something myself that i think looks good on tv. what about letting someone a male have waist long hair do the news.what about that (cq).”

Rhonda responded:

“Hello Emmitt–I am the ‘black lady’ to which you are referring. I’m sorry you don’t like my ethnic hair. And no ...

But don’t worry, no one involved in this scenario was racist. *Sigh*

Clutch Magazine reported that Rhonda A. Lee, a meteorologist at an ABC affiliate in Shreveport, Louisiana, was referenced in this post by a viewer on Facebook:

“the black ...