Posts Tagged: sexism

Barbara Walters -Television’s Trailblazing Treasure

No one will ever be Barbara Walters again. She was a trailblazer of television, a breaker of barriers, and a slayer of workplace stereotypes to which an entire generation owes their debt to. A pioneer for women broadcast journalists, despite

Barbara Walters -Television’s Trailblazing Treasure

No one will ever be Barbara Walters again. She was a trailblazer of television, a breaker of barriers, and a slayer of workplace stereotypes to which an entire generation owes their debt to. A pioneer for women broadcast journalists, despite

Misogyny  Wrapped up in a Mid-Century Christmas Bow

Tis’ the season for the online posting of cringe-worthy, mid-century, sexist Christmas ads guaranteed to provide a hoot at how dated they are. How silly, a woman purring seductively at a Hoover vacuum cleaner. Or a gal nearly orgasmic over

Misogyny  Wrapped up in a Mid-Century Christmas Bow

Tis’ the season for the online posting of cringe-worthy, mid-century, sexist Christmas ads guaranteed to provide a hoot at how dated they are. How silly, a woman purring seductively at a Hoover vacuum cleaner. Or a gal nearly orgasmic over

The Toxic Workplace and the Entitled Male. Getting Personal with the Personnel is Not OK

There was a time when sexism and sexual harassment in the workplace were laughed off, dismissed as good-natured fun. “Boys will be boys,” said with a shrug of the shoulders. “It’s just who they are,” whispered in ladies’ rooms with

The Toxic Workplace and the Entitled Male. Getting Personal with the Personnel is Not OK

There was a time when sexism and sexual harassment in the workplace were laughed off, dismissed as good-natured fun. “Boys will be boys,” said with a shrug of the shoulders. “It’s just who they are,” whispered in ladies’ rooms with

Yes, Mr Epstein,There is a Doctor in the House

I can say with an absolute degree of certainty there will soon be a doctor in the House. The White House. And Dr. Jill Biden will bring brilliance and critical thinking back to “The People’s House.” A highly offensive op-ed

Yes, Mr Epstein,There is a Doctor in the House

I can say with an absolute degree of certainty there will soon be a doctor in the House. The White House. And Dr. Jill Biden will bring brilliance and critical thinking back to “The People’s House.” A highly offensive op-ed

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Choices

The Mid-Century World Ruth Bader Ginsburg Defied

The world was never the same because of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. A shy, petite, Jewish girl from Brooklyn changed my life forever. Her impact was as profound as another self-effacing, compassionate, Jewish, Brooklyn-born woman. My mother. Their place and affections

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Choices

The Mid-Century World Ruth Bader Ginsburg Defied

The world was never the same because of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. A shy, petite, Jewish girl from Brooklyn changed my life forever. Her impact was as profound as another self-effacing, compassionate, Jewish, Brooklyn-born woman. My mother. Their place and affections

Playboy Hugh Hefner and Playboy Bunnies 1960

Hef’s Playboy Bunnies- A Look Back

Along with Bugs Bunny and Peter Cotton Tail, no rabbit figured as prominently in my Mad Men era youth as the iconic Playboy Bunny. Next to an Airline Stewardess or a gal Friday at a Madison Avenue Ad agency, a

Playboy Hugh Hefner and Playboy Bunnies 1960

Hef’s Playboy Bunnies- A Look Back

Along with Bugs Bunny and Peter Cotton Tail, no rabbit figured as prominently in my Mad Men era youth as the iconic Playboy Bunny. Next to an Airline Stewardess or a gal Friday at a Madison Avenue Ad agency, a

Women March On Washington

Americans and citizens around the world  are marching tomorrow to challenge Trump’s administration. We are here and we are watching. One day after Donald Trumps  inauguration, the  Women’s March on Washington will bring hundreds of thousands to the capital to

Women March On Washington

Americans and citizens around the world  are marching tomorrow to challenge Trump’s administration. We are here and we are watching. One day after Donald Trumps  inauguration, the  Women’s March on Washington will bring hundreds of thousands to the capital to

Trump’s Dreaming of a White Male Cabinet

What’s wrong with this picture? Nothing if you’re Donald Trump. Yes, Donald Trump is actually making good on one of his campaign promises-make America white male again. Trump’s all star,  all boys club administration plucked from the corporate powers and

Trump’s Dreaming of a White Male Cabinet

What’s wrong with this picture? Nothing if you’re Donald Trump. Yes, Donald Trump is actually making good on one of his campaign promises-make America white male again. Trump’s all star,  all boys club administration plucked from the corporate powers and

Vintage Cartoon Womens Lib Sexist

Sexism, So What’s New?

As this presidential election has made abundantly clear, sexism is not just some feminist fantasy. In a tumultuous campaign year of blatant misogyny where boys behaving badly have both demeaned and objectified women, and sexual misconduct along with  sexual harassment

Vintage Cartoon Womens Lib Sexist

Sexism, So What’s New?

As this presidential election has made abundantly clear, sexism is not just some feminist fantasy. In a tumultuous campaign year of blatant misogyny where boys behaving badly have both demeaned and objectified women, and sexual misconduct along with  sexual harassment

newt Gingrich in underwear illustration

Megyn Kelly Cuts Newt Gingrich Down to Size

Hey Newt, cut it out! I got news for you Newt! It’s not the 1990’s anymore when as House Speaker you were quite the lady-killer with your merry extra marital affair with a House staffer even as Republicans attempted to

newt Gingrich in underwear illustration

Megyn Kelly Cuts Newt Gingrich Down to Size

Hey Newt, cut it out! I got news for you Newt! It’s not the 1990’s anymore when as House Speaker you were quite the lady-killer with your merry extra marital affair with a House staffer even as Republicans attempted to