dancer
Showcasing a poorly trained dancer as aspirational is embarrassing not only for Free People, but for us dancers who take our artform seriously.
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May 21, 2014 at 12:30pm | 329 comments

booze
I downed a vodka tonic, loudly pronounced it had ne'er an effect on me, and then slammed my glass down, shattering it like I was auditioning for a minor role in Trainspotting. Clearly this was not my drink.
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Dec 19, 2013 at 5:00pm | 186 comments

sexism
To suggest that even the mom cave is a place where women are essentially expected to do what they do all the time already is...rather odd.
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Surely they don’t mean fill the empty gaping hole inside yourself where love should be? Do they?
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Every major retailer seems to feel a need to make massive sexist gaffes on a regular basis, like they somehow haven’t learned from the gazillion cases before, or they think people have suddenly decided not to care about sexism.
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A pretty girl next door can have a vagina too, and sometimes things come out of it. Deal.
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In my experience, the only thing boobs make you want to buy are more boobs.
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You didn’t eat a Snickers. And now you can’t do The Sex.
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If you are going to be racist, you better be saying the funniest thing anyone has ever heard.
#notbuyingit
On Sunday, while my boyfriend was paying attention to the Super Bowl, I was paying attention to my Twitter stream's reaction to the Super Bowl, which was filled with feminists utilizing the #notbuyingit hashtag to call out sexism in advertising.
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The new way a Dutch retailer is selling women's underwear.
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Dec 28, 2011 at 12:00pm | 0 comments

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Last night, I received this email from reader Lizzie, drawing our attention to another icky BBW-shaming ad.
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Nov 22, 2011 at 2:00pm | 0 comments

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What really offends me about the Ashley Madison "scary wife" ads is the perpetuation of the silly myth that fat women don't get laid.
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This anti-child abuse commercial will ruin your day. It is also brilliant.
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Sep 27, 2011 at 2:00pm | 0 comments

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The worst possible outcome was a yeast infection. The best possible outcome was ruling an empire!
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Well, all day long at school I hear how great Vagina is at this or how wonderful Vagina did that! Vagina! Vagina! Vagina! On a Summer's Eve, what other body parts should we be trumpeting?
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New ad campaign encourages dudes to pump your crazy ass full of milk, pisses everybody off.
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Jul 13, 2011 at 10:02am | 0 comments

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Finally! An apartment complex that makes it safe to objectify women.
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Jun 17, 2011 at 1:02pm | 0 comments

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Why eat actual cheesecake when you can choke down a really disgusting artificially-sweetened approximation of cheesecake in semi-liquid form out of a plastic cup instead?
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Jun 17, 2011 at 10:02am | 0 comments

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I am, as of today, only buying beers that don’t condescend to me.
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May 24, 2011 at 3:02pm | 0 comments