BY Web Intern in Feminizzle on Apr 17, 2009 |
I'll cover my mouth so I don't get rage all over my computer screen.This makes me so mad I can barely put words together. Fortunately, Kate Harding put plenty of words together on the topic that say everything I am thinking much better than I could.United is instituting a policy that would kick people off a full plane if someone on the staff decides they are too fat. Oh, and after they are kicked off and unnecessarily forced to wait, then they will have ... Read More
BY Sarah J. in Feminizzle on Apr 12, 2009 |
Amazon.com apparently hasn't gotten the memo that the culture wars are dead. They've stripped the sales rankings--and therefore, the search ratings--of books that deal with gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues, as well as feminist books like Full Frontal Feminism. It affects the search rankings for books.
For small authors who depend on Amazon reviews and sales rankings, this is disastrous. Of course, it's also terrible for freedom of expression. ... Read More
BY debbie in Feminizzle on Apr 10, 2009 |
Laurie posted a while back about the US version of this ad for the Schick Quattro, which is currently airing on TV. I don't know whether this British version of the ad is airing in the UK or if it's just intended as a hilllaaarrrious viral video, but I can tell you one thing: while it is more outrageous in it's cutesy double entendres (watch for the 'tulips on a mound' bit), I find it even more irritating than the more docile US version. This ad is aimed at women, ... Read More