Unilever has considently won awards and taken over my Facebook timeline with advertisements like the one above for Dove, in which women are forced to confront the low self-esteem embedded in their psyches by advertisements.
While the actors in Ghostbusters are harassed online, Sony’s Tom Rothman is watching the angry buzz about the franchise reboot build him a big pile of money.
Some of the leading ladies of the Ghostbuster’s reboot have commented on the internet backlash against their casting in the franchise—a backlash that feels like it’s been going on for maybe a hundred years now, and predates the original film in my mind.
Last week, L.A. Weekly published a profile by Art Tavana about pop musician Sky Ferreira, which largely focused on Tavana’s extremely edgy horniness. (Julianne explains it here.)
There’s a possible solution to white male angst that white men seem to have not discovered, and Patricia Clarkson is right on the money in explaining exactly what this solution entails.
It’s too easy, but, “You know nothing, Jon Snow.”
Buckle up, buddies: our dreaded Laramie is back in the fucking game.
You know what’s bad? When you are so numb to the fact that a pair of chapped lips superglued to a hairball is running for president that you don’t even find it all that weird, at first, that his daughter Ivanka is going around clarifying that said hairball does not “grope” people. But it is weird! America, let us…
Donald Trump, a horsehair mattress stuffed with molding copies of Hustler, is deeply upset by a New York Times story suggesting he can be sexist and somewhat creepy in his private dealings with women. After petulantly tweeting about the story for a while, then calling CNN to yell about it, he moved on to the part…
A meteorologist at the Los Angeles news station KTLA was asked to put on a sweater during a live segment because no one in all of the United States has ever seen a woman wear a black dress with straps. In related news, shoulders and arms are now banned in the state of California.
In an interview with Time as part of its Time 100 feature, Priyanka Chopra recalled a moment earlier in her career when a Bollywood producer referred to actresses as “replaceable.”
According to a report from the University of Mississippi’s NewsWatch, many campus sororities responded to the backlash against Sigma Chi’s sexist Derby Days competition by instructing their members not to share the initial Facebook post about it, or publicly comment on the incident on social media or to the press.
Though she spent three years as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, sketches like “Big Zit” didn’t make Julia Louis-Dreyfus a household name in the 80s. No, that came later. In an interview published today in the Times, Louis-Dreyfus (who hosts Saturday’s SNL) was asked whether she looked back at her prosthetic…
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Orthodox Judaism is not known for being particularly progressive—women and men are typically not allowed to sit next to one another if they aren’t married; women abide by strict dress codes; women haven’t been allowed to hold the highest title of rabbi in congregations. In fact, they still aren’t, but Rabbi Lila…
On March 30, Dale Lyons, frontman of the Fredericton, New Brunswick metal band Siegebreaker, took to the band’s Facebook page to express his grievances with “modern feminism.” In the post—now deleted—he delicately refers to it as “The Cancer of Mankind.” As a result of these comments and the fury they ignited, the…
At an April 2 conference held at Boston University, literary journalist Gay Talese remarked to his audience that he could not name a single woman writer who inspired him. Wow guy!
A new season of Game of Thrones is right around the corner and with it comes yet another debate about whether or not the series—with its near-constant depictions of female nudity and rape—is sexist against women. Caaaaan’t wait!
In the midst of his otherwise terrifying ascent, sloshing styrofoam takeout container filled with three-day-old mac and cheese Donald Trump has a woman problem. While we explore the continuing mystery of why ladies don’t want to vote for him, time for a reality TV flashback!
Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are here to remind you that no, you cannot defeat a fellow candidate for the presidential bid by sticking to political relevancy. These days, you win the general election by being a probable racist, probable sexist whose rhetoric I would kindly describe as “babble-vomit,” or a guy whose most…