Feminism / Food & Gender / Veganism

A Feminist Vegan & Domestic Violence Survivor on PETA’s Latest Ad Which Glorifies Domestic Violence

Cross-posted at Fem2pt0. Well, folks…PETA is at it again. No strangers to utilizing sexism and misogyny, they’ll do whatever it takes to garner attention for animal rights. With their latest ad campaign, they prove that nothing is too taboo to manipulate. Their latest offensive ad, “Boyfriend Went Vegan and Knocked the Bottom out of Me,” … Continue reading

Feminism / TV

Death Does Not Become Her: TV Show ‘Grimm’s Marketing Campaign Seemingly Glorifies Femicide

I usually don’t write about trailers for upcoming films or TV series. But taking a cue from my fave feminist media sites Bitch Flicks and Women and Hollywood, I’m beginning to think I need to in order to call out all the misogynistic bullshit I keep seeing. For the past few weeks, I’ve seen disturbing … Continue reading

Feminism / Food & Gender / Veganism

No Such Thing As Bad Publicity? A Feminist Vegan’s Opinions on PETA’s Latest Porn Stunt

Earlier this week, I found out from Feministe that PETA will launch a porn site. Wait, don’t they do that already what with their marketing campaigns chock full of nude women and scantily clad celebs?? Nope, folks…this time they’re pushing past titillation and doing it for reals. The controversial animal rights group’s XXX site will … Continue reading

Feminism / TV

V Does Not Mark the Spot: How Summer’s Eve’s Sexist & Racist Ads Get Female Empowerment Wrong

I am more than my vagina.  Yep, it’s true.  While my va-jay-jay is pretty fabulous, the power I feel in being a woman doesn’t come from what’s between my legs.  But if you’ve watched the latest Summer’s Eve feminine care products’ commercials, you’d never know that. One of the reasons I have no qualms using … Continue reading