#111 – What a Creepy Bloomingdale’s Ad Tells Us about Advertiser’s Understanding of Rape

Washington Post by Danielle Paquette November 12 A woman is laughing, head tossed back, focused on something over her right shoulder. A man stares at her, unsmiling. The caption reads: Spike your best friend’s eggnog when they’re not looking. This advertisement, part of Bloomingdale’s new holiday catalog, inspired instant backlash on the Web. In response…

Charli Howard Leaves Agency with Facebook Post ‘For Being Told She was Too Big to Work’

At 5ft 8. and weighing 7.5 stone, Howard claims she was told her body shape was ‘too curvaceous’ The Independent by Heather Saul Friday 16 October 2015 Charli Howard posted an angry letter about her agency on Facebook Facebook A model who posted a “f**k you” letter to her modelling agency on her Facebook page says she is overwhelmed by…

PROMISCUOUS SEX DOESN’T PAY: New AHF Billboard Campaign Addresses STD Risks From Popular Dating Apps

AIDS HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION (AHF) Posted September 19, 2015 LOS ANGELES (September 18, 2015)  AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) released its latest billboard campaign in Los Angeles this week to draw attention to rising STD rates over a time period that corresponds with the growing popularity of dating or “hookup” mobile phone apps. In addition to a lengthy…

BLOCK MTV: Miley Cyrus’s 2015 MTV VMAs Hosting Gig Protested By Parents; Singer & Network Ignore Petition!

EDITORIAL: I’ve seen the commercials. Parents, block MTV with your strongest password and keep it blocked. Miley is lost in Porn Valley and Satan’s Playground. Until she decides to really find herself, she is willing to damage anyone and everyone she can reach. DON’T LET IT BE YOUR CHILDREN! KPOPSTARS.COM JULY 25,2015 Notice Miley wearing Playboy…

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Two US Retailers are Covering up Cosmopolitan’s Sexy Headlines

(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) QUARTZ BY Alice Truong TOO HOT TO HANDLE: Cosmopolitan is getting covered up. Two American retailers plan to place Cosmo behind “blinders” to shield minors from its sex content, reports Women’s Wear Daily. Pharmacy chain Rite Aid and grocery chain Food Lion are requiring Hearst, the magazine’s publisher, to provide U-shaped covers that…