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Sexist Ad Saturday: Russian Edition

Unlike the last sexist ad post, these ads are not from over 50 years ago.

Apparently these Russian ads for MegaFon, the second largest mobile operator in Russia, are from 2012, which makes them all the more outrageous. 26 more words

Culture

You Can't Play Here: Gaming's Anti-Female Framework

What I love about the world of “low-culture”, meaning things like video games, comics, alternative media, is the sense that the rules of engagement are always being re-realized. 1,019 more words

Art

Amelioration

Today, while I was updating my knowledge on current Feminism-related events, I stumbled across the following quote: 

Y’know, lately I’ve been so frustrated every Sabbath when I sit down in the pews and just wait for a speaker or teacher to say something that will stir up my Feminist rage. 424 more words

Feminism

This woman in 1883 had the best answer to the question of why a girl would want to be a doctor

Why would an Indian woman go so far away for medical school?

Because it was the best way to serve her country.

That was the gist of the answer given by Anandibai Joshi—in 1883. 904 more words

Paris Hilton has giant fucking feet

Seriously. Have you seen Paris Hilton’s feet? I mean actually looked at them? They are huge. 

Here’s the thing about Paris Hilton’s big feet and why no one mentions it: They aren’t particularly bully worthy. 607 more words

Musing

Nice Dresses

These blondes are pretty cute on TV.
They place them in nice dresses.
Nice dresses.
They follow their contours.
You know what it’s like
to be placed in nice dresses… 107 more words

TextoPoems

Women as Athletes, Not Accessories, at Least for a Day

Tour de France 2014: Women Push to Compete in Cycling’s Top Event

By JULIET MACUR

Female cyclists will race at the Tour de France on Sunday for the first time in 25 years, but anyone who thinks women haven’t been key participants in the sport’s top race obviously hasn’t been watching.

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Feminism