‘Sexism’

Cocks and pussies

Cocks and pussies

What would you say about the ads below. Are they sexist? Are they in good taste? Is one worse than the other? The term ‘cock’ has no real meaning in...

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Boy-Girl nonsense

Boy-Girl nonsense

I travel a great deal. I shop a lot. I love chocolate. How is it that the Yorkie bar had eluded me all these years? I noticed this bar at the greengrocer’s....

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Does sex sell coffee?

Does sex sell coffee?

At an airport I noticed this new franchise called Jamaica Blue. It sells coffee in four sizes: Small; Regular; Large; and Jamaican. Once upon a time, the term...

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Do men have bigger bits?

Do men have bigger bits?

I was at the chemist’s and noticed this man-size box of Kleenex tissues. It reminded me of when I was a teenager. I recall seeing ads on TV for Salada crackers...

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RTA pinkie ad is all about the penis

RTA pinkie ad is all about the penis

Why did the Advertising Standards Bureau not ban this ad? The RTA Pinkie campaign humiliates the very ego-driven group of people who are yearning for acceptance....

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Hitting young girls stops them smoking

Hitting young girls stops them smoking

Scientists have found a way to help save the lives of girls under the age of 20. Their father or authority-figure must hit them and humiliate them into submission...

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Men, muscle, and homophobia

Men, muscle, and homophobia

When I was heavily involved in the magazine business, a publisher mentioned to me that his men’s fashion magazine was not selling too well because research...

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