Posts Tagged ‘misogyny’

Weed Culture Is Boob Culture

Why aren't there more female marijuana activists, Marijuana Policy Project employee Laura Greenback asks in High Times. Ooh! Pick me! I know the answer!
It's not that women don't like smoking weed. We do. And it's not that we don't care about the ass-backwards war on drugs—despite Greenback's fears, half of the MPP's top staff are [...]

The Anatomy of a Tucker Max Joke

In a promotional blitz for his film, I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell, Tucker Max has published a series of comedic "facts" to help publicize the IHTSBIH way of life. "Blind girls never see you coming," reads one insight; "The best thing about fat girls is heart disease," reads another. These "facts" have been [...]

This Week In Sexist History: Swimming Makes You Ugly Edition

Newspaper stories from the good old days say the darndest things. So every week on the Sexist, let’s take a ride on journalism’s way-back machine, to a time when male reporters did not prefer their women to be dripping wet from head to toe. I know—it was a crazy, crazy, time kids. This week, our [...]

Reddit User Calls Girlfriend a Bitch on Reddit, Can’t Understand Why She Hates Reddit (and Him)

Reddit user LinuxFreeOrDie is having girlfriend trouble. LinuxFreeOrDie posted a few comments on the Web site that his significant other just didn't understand. One comment suggested that another Reddit user name her new Chihuaha "beeyotch." Another suggeted that one of the "four things a woman needs to know" is "how to fuck like a whore." [...]

Why Pick-Up Game Hurts Everyone Except the Guy Shilling Books

In the wake of George Sordini's killing spree last week, the mainstream media has criticized Pick-Up Artist community for promoting misogynist cultural attitudes that hurt women and girls. (Sordini was a sometimes-devotee of R. Don Steele, author of such douchebag manuals as Date Young Women: For Men Over 35). Pandagon's Amanda Marcotte, meanwhile, has tackled [...]

Can’t Feminists and Anti-Misandrists Just Get Along?

I'm not too familiar with online communities like, a Web site dedicated to the cause of "curing feminist indoctrination." Since feminism is an affliction from which I suffer, it looks like I'm going to have to cure myself before I commence ridding the world of misandry. You know the old saying: One must [...]

Bacardi’s Massive Internet Fail

It would be difficult for any advertising campaign to convince me to drink a Bacardi Breezer anywhere—much less in a shopping mall. Unfortunately, Bacardi's "Get An Ugly Girlfriend" campaign has managed to produce the same feeling of nausea in me, but without the 4 percent alcoholic buzz!

Huffington Post: Liberal Politics, Sexist Entertainment

It's no secret that The Huffington Post fancies itself a left-leaning Web rag. Wikipedia describes Arianna Huffington's aggregatorial monster as "an American liberal news website." Conservapedia's definition, however, might be more helpful: "The site is an extreme mouthpiece for liberals," it reads. "The Huffington Post calls itself an internet newspaper of blogs, news and video [...]

Homophobic Police Graffiti Also Anti-Woman?

Chris Henderson over at upstart blog Just A Couple Questions posted a question for me and some other local news outlets yesterday: Why did media reports about the homophobic graffiti written on a D.C. police officer's locker overlook a second victim in the case—the "female police sergeant" referenced in the graffitti?

Nine Ads to Help Fuel Your Misogyny

Blog of Hilarity counts them down, from a dead fish hanging from a French woman's tampon string to a  Jon Benet-style come-hither ad from Love's Baby Soft. You have been warned.