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Yorkie: A Chocolate Bar for Everyone

When I initially saw the logo for Nestle’s Yorkie bar (pictured above), I thought it was a joke. While I have seen my fair share of sexist advertising, it seemed unfathomable to me that a chocolate bar whose wrapper had “NOT FOR GIRLS” printed across it was even available on the market. 842 more words

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Seriously, Veet? Insults for all your customers? And all women? And men? And dudes?

More than fifty years after the March on Washington. After women get the vote. After the equal pay act…

After…

Really, Veet?

You’re sure about aiming your marketing strategy at… 26 more words

#NotBuyingIt : A Feminist App To Help You Be Heard!

Just before the Super Bowl, something really cool happened. The folks over at The Miss Representation project created an app, based on a hashtag movement, to… 828 more words

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Dumb Dads Advertising: Why pudgy, balding, “everyman” commercial actors will always work.

Perhaps it’s payback for decades of print and television advertisement history which portrayed women and minorities as somehow inferior intellectually, physically or socioeconomically to white men, but the backlash has become an increasingly tedious and obvious trend that I call “Dumb Dad” advertising. 685 more words

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