Sexism Sells, and That Sucks

Credit: Salon

Credit: Salon

Sexist doesn’t even begin to describe the collection of ads and products Salon‘s Katie McDonough has put together.  One of the products, pictured above, is a decal of a woman bound in the back of the truck. Brad Kolb, owner of the Waco, Texas-based Hornet Signs has made some interesting comments about his product, claiming that it was an effort to raise awareness for domestic violence and that a company employee voluntarily posed for the decal which was placed on a Hornet Sign employee’s truck.

Newsflash, Brad. You can’t justify a decal of a woman bound in the back of the truck by saying that the employee who posed for the image did so on her own volition. It’s. Still. Wrong. 

Check out Katie’s article to see what other products are using sexism, misogyny and violence to make a cheap buck. Yuck.

 

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