Ever wanted to see a crib playset for My Little Ponies advertised as a GI Joe command center? Then Gendered Adversiting Remixer is the place for you. This is more outright feminism than geek feminism, I realise, but I found it disturbingly entertaining and wanted to share.
It lets you select advertisements and show the audio for one while playing the video for the other. Divide them up along gender lines and… well, it’s kind of disturbing but fascinating how “well” the clips line up. Go play with it a bit and you’ll see what I mean.
One year I took an introductory genetics class (â€œgenes for jocksâ€), just to confirm that science still sucked, and when I earned a C+ I retreated, satisfied, to the comfort of literature, politics, and cultural theory.
And then a strange thing happened. Several years into my journalism career, I became captivated by stories about the environment. I couldnâ€™t read enough of them.
Cordelia Fine of “Delusions of Gender” fame writes about sexist speeches by former Harvard Presidents, and straw-feminists [trigger warning for discussion of essentialism].
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