Posts Tagged: sexist

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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

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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

Violence Against Women Is No Laughing Matter

In the hey it’s so funny I forgot to laugh department, this is one ad that a smirking Donald Trump could easily have written the copy for. Whether Trump was joking or not about his not so veiled suggestion that

Violence Against Women Is No Laughing Matter

In the hey it’s so funny I forgot to laugh department, this is one ad that a smirking Donald Trump could easily have written the copy for. Whether Trump was joking or not about his not so veiled suggestion that

hillary-clinton-speech-victory

Girls, the Sky’s the Limit

From now on when a little girl thinks of what she can be when she grows up… she doesn’t have to just choose between a ballerina, a nurse, a stewardess, a teacher or a model. The door has swung open,

hillary-clinton-speech-victory

Girls, the Sky’s the Limit

From now on when a little girl thinks of what she can be when she grows up… she doesn’t have to just choose between a ballerina, a nurse, a stewardess, a teacher or a model. The door has swung open,

Vintage sexist cartoon

Donald Trump and the Mad Men World of Sexual Harassment

Take My Secretary, Please! Is anyone surprised that when it comes to women, Donald Trump and Don Draper have a lot in common? When it comes to creepy, retro sexism, The Donald trumps even Don Draper. Detailing Trump’s history of

Vintage sexist cartoon

Donald Trump and the Mad Men World of Sexual Harassment

Take My Secretary, Please! Is anyone surprised that when it comes to women, Donald Trump and Don Draper have a lot in common? When it comes to creepy, retro sexism, The Donald trumps even Don Draper. Detailing Trump’s history of

vintage cover Cartoon Book Confucius Say

Wise Man Say: Politically Incorrect Comic No Funny

In the joke books we are never going to see again department, an honorary mention goes to this well-worn 1940 book Confucius Say which for a mere 25 cents manages to offend both women and Asian Americans in one fell

vintage cover Cartoon Book Confucius Say

Wise Man Say: Politically Incorrect Comic No Funny

In the joke books we are never going to see again department, an honorary mention goes to this well-worn 1940 book Confucius Say which for a mere 25 cents manages to offend both women and Asian Americans in one fell

vintage illustration woman

A Test of Gender

The school term was ending and community college sophomore Ginger Hawkins had taken all the tests and quizzes a gal could stand. Except one…maybe the most important test she would take that year. Strictly For Girls   The May issue

vintage illustration woman

A Test of Gender

The school term was ending and community college sophomore Ginger Hawkins had taken all the tests and quizzes a gal could stand. Except one…maybe the most important test she would take that year. Strictly For Girls   The May issue

Vintage Illustration woman and man and Lawn Mower

Male Turf

The silent spring morning of my mid-century suburban childhood were broken by the sounds not of birds chirping but of a symphony of puttering gas lawn mowers synchronized all over the neighborhood. The air would permeate of fresh-cut grass, gasoline

Vintage Illustration woman and man and Lawn Mower

Male Turf

The silent spring morning of my mid-century suburban childhood were broken by the sounds not of birds chirping but of a symphony of puttering gas lawn mowers synchronized all over the neighborhood. The air would permeate of fresh-cut grass, gasoline

vintage maidenform bra ad woman campaigning

Who Said a Woman Can Be President?

What would JFK think of Hillary’s bid for the Presidency? As Hillary Clinton begins her run for President  some Republican pundits are still debating whether a woman is worthy of sitting in the oval office. During another presidential election nearly

vintage maidenform bra ad woman campaigning

Who Said a Woman Can Be President?

What would JFK think of Hillary’s bid for the Presidency? As Hillary Clinton begins her run for President  some Republican pundits are still debating whether a woman is worthy of sitting in the oval office. During another presidential election nearly

Vintage cartoon Horny Granny 1974

An Age Old Problem: Women and Aging

Growing up, being an “older” woman was not a pretty picture – literally. Predictably, post-menopausal women were pictured pleasingly plump their sagging jowls and sagging breasts as slumping as their sedentary, asexual lives that were defined by grandchildren, gossip and

Vintage cartoon Horny Granny 1974

An Age Old Problem: Women and Aging

Growing up, being an “older” woman was not a pretty picture – literally. Predictably, post-menopausal women were pictured pleasingly plump their sagging jowls and sagging breasts as slumping as their sedentary, asexual lives that were defined by grandchildren, gossip and

vintage illustration 1950s housewife

Operation June Cleaver

On a recent chilly Sunday women started disappearing from ads, magazine covers, billboards and posters directing readers to Not-There.org. Part of a powerful ad campaign to raise awareness of gender inequality, it was a graphic reminder to women “we’re not

vintage illustration 1950s housewife

Operation June Cleaver

On a recent chilly Sunday women started disappearing from ads, magazine covers, billboards and posters directing readers to Not-There.org. Part of a powerful ad campaign to raise awareness of gender inequality, it was a graphic reminder to women “we’re not