Nancy Upton's entry to American Apparel's competition for a so-called "plus-size" model has subverted the whole campaign with her witty photos: http://www.dangerousminds.net/comments/subverting_american_apparel_an_interview_with_nancy_upton/
Sexist gender studies
We agree with equality, but this may be taking things a bit too far...http://www.thefword.org.uk/blog/2011/09/access_to_acade : a man is suing LSE for its ‘sexist’ (anti-male) gender studies course.
Would you buy this? We know we wouldn't. A beer specially designed for women. And just in case you missed who it was targeted at, it comes in a pink pack with a label sporting a little black dress... http://feministing.com/2011/09/02/finally-a-beer-just-for-women/
Are men finished?
If you are in the NY area, why not join this debate on 20th September, or post a question to be answered live? http://www.slate.com/id/2303488/ . Entitled "Are men finished?" the debate will pose the question of whether men are being left behind, at home, at work, in education and in society at large. Can men make a comeback? Or is this state of affairs just a gloss on the surface of the same old patriarchy?