I Am Not Excited That the Sexism Is a Little Bit Better

Derek, you want me to get excited about the victory of a post-sexist age of advertising being elusive? I shouldn't worry because at least it's not okay to blatantly portray women as second-class citizens who should feel bad if they can't make good coffee? ...more
@Keira I still get cracked up by the Dr. Feminism moniker. :)more

Today's history class is brought to you by Doritos

"The best-selling packaged cookie in the world is the Oreo cookie. The diameter of an Oreo cookie is 1.75 inches. Express the diameter of an Oreo cookie as a fraction in the simplest form."...more

UPDATE: Milk Board Takes Down Sexist Milk Campaign Site

The sexist milk campaign from the California Milk Processors Board on which we reported last week has taken down its microsite Everything I Do Is Wrong.org following the firestorm online. In its stead, they offer a mixture of praise and anger from commenters and publications. This is why BlogHer is not among them. ...more

When do feminists consier it funny when commercials make fun of men, but sexism when they make ...more

Attack of the Belly Fat Ads

They're the ads that ate the internet....more

Got Sexism? The California Milk Processor Board's New Milk Campaign

The California Milk Processor Board wanted to breathe life back into Got Milk by tying in findings about calcium's ability to alleviate the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome, but is their new campaign funny or just plain alienating for the women they claim to want to help? ...more

I think the new spin on Got Milk is cute. We know PMS is real. We know how it feels to have it ...more

Zappos' New Ads Dehumanize Women

This is a guest blog from Imran Siddiquee, Social Media and Communications Manager at MissRepresentation.org...more

Change.org just posted an official blog in support of the Zappos petition. Check it out! ...more

School of Hard Knocks

I am not totally sure my husband is going to be o.k. with this post.Which means, you should definitely keep reading.As many of you know, LG's law practice was a huge trial of our faith.LG was able to help a lot of people and do some amazing things,but it never paid out like it needed to.In fact, The State of Tennessee was so bad about payingtheir court appointments, that many times we waited over 6 monthsfor LG to be paid for his work.That is 6 months, after he submitted his claims.When you do juvenile work,...more

A Women's Sports Marketing Win?: My Thoughts on the WTA Strong is Beautiful Campaign

I am pretty sure that I am going to take a lot of heat for this blog post from some of my regular followers but I cannot help it. I love the WTA's Strong is Beautiful campaign. Unlike other women's sports marketing campaigns that come across as cheap, poorly planned and unartistic, this advertising campaign by the WTA is very professionally done, sends a very strong and potent message and focuses on the elite players of the game....more
Help bring the Women's Professional Racquetball Organization to light. You have every sport BUT ...more

Adopting a Social Media Mindset for Web Success

Web Success Team contributors Bob Speyer and Justin Delos Reyes discuss how to adopt a social media mindset so technology doesn't inhibit your success. ...more

Ads Targeting Monkeys: Sex Sells!

So, two ad execs walk into a bar, order drinks and meet a primatologist. "Hey," one says, "How do we make effective ads to market Jell-O to monkeys?" It's one of those rare jokes that includes its own punchline. Admittedly, I added the saloon setting but the rest is all true, proving once again that sciency news bits are often ripe for comedic picking, as The Colbert Report can attest....more

The whole thing is giving me nightmares - not so much about giant billboards filled with ...more