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5 Ways Ads Have Been Sexist in the 20th Century

These ads published between 1900 and 2000 clearly don’t know that they won’t make their costumers buy their products by discriminating and judging them. Here are the five worst ways ads have been sexist in the past. 1,360 more words

Sex & Love

What is wrong with being ordinary?

There are many annoying things about advertising. How loud and in your face it can be, The way you are sold a product through an (often highly polished and unrealistic) image of a coveted lifestyle, And the way women’s heads are periodically removed from their bodies: But one theme in advertising that has been bothering […]


Two ways a woman can get hurt

Today we had our last lecture in one of the first phd courses, and I held my last presentation, this time about my field of research: sexist advertising. 485 more words

Sexist Ads

Domestic Violence- No Joke

Who says there’s nothing funny about domestic violence?

For some mid-century men, beating your wife was not only condoned, but provided an endless source of  belly laughs and good-natured guffaws. 330 more words

Vintage Ads

Facebook Malaysia ad is not real but is that bad?

There’s an ‘ad’ for Aston Martin cars doing the rounds on Facebook in Malaysia. A lot of men, and probably a few girls are salivating at the image of a scantily dressed, leggy woman leaning against a counter in a kitchen. 294 more words


Victoria's real secret

A recent photo from the lingerie company Victoria’s Secret has received some negative attention due to it’s tasteless and poor photoshopping. Finally. How nice too see all those comments highlighting one of the problems with such ads: too damn much photoshopping. 498 more words