Topic: sexism

Female Superheroes Still Have Cooties, By The Looks Of Disney’s Latest Avengers Merchandise

Female Superheroes Still Have Cooties, By The Looks Of Disney's Latest Avengers Merchandise

Marvel and Disney are gearing up for the release of their newest cash cow, the Avengers: Age of Ultron movie debuting next month. Ahead of the film’s premiere, they’ve announced their new tie-in line of superhero-plastered merchandise, which should provide some great shopping to anyone who really thinks the problem with Marvel’s movies is that there are just too many girls in them. More »

Etsy’s 10 Most Impressively Sexist Onesies

Etsy's 10 Most Impressively Sexist Onesies

Along with their requirements for food, diapers, and affection, it turns out that babies also need to be clothed. The way we as parents choose to meet that requirement tends to say more about our outlook on life than it says anything about the baby himself; and in the case of these ten Etsy onesies, it says, “I am jaw-droppingly tacky and have opinions about gender better suited to the Dark Ages than the year 2015.” More »

Why Do Babies Make Men Babe Magnets, And Women Undateable?

Why Do Babies Make Men Babe Magnets, And Women Undateable?

As a society, we set the bar low for what makes a dad “great” and being a dad makes a man sexier to a great many women. Meanwhile, a mother can perform the exact same feat and she’s either totally overlooked or admonished for some kind of parental wrong-doing. God knows there are few who will say being a mom makes her more attractive. It’s so tiresome but nevertheless, a trend that is only gaining momentum rather than abating as the world adjusts to more fathers taking an active role in caring for their children. More »

Sexist School Dress Code Includes 1 Line Of Directives For Boys, 4 Paragraphs For Girls‏

Sexist School Dress Code Includes 1 Line Of Directives For Boys, 4 Paragraphs For Girlsâ

School dress codes are a hot topic these days. Namely, the fact that they are far more restrictive for girls than they ever are for boys. Anyone can see that there are more factors at play for girls as there is a wider variety of clothing options and more opportunity to “break” the rules. However, there is a way to properly word this information and not shame young girls in the process. More »