Kraft has been using this “zesty” man to sell salad dressing.
A naked man (or an implied naked man) isn’t offensive. I think where my comfort level begins to waiver a little is when, to me, there is little doubt that this ad is sexually suggestive and objectifies the man in the photo. Although I’m tired of nakedness in ads always being equated to sexuality and I find that constantly being bombarded with that idea alone is not healthy, the … Keep Reading!!!
During a call with my sister today, somehow the topic of Gloria Steinem came up.
Sister: You know mom called up KGO when Gloria Steinem was on, right?
Me: Really? What was the topic?
Sister: Well, I don’t totally know. Mom said she was listening and Gloria Steinem made a comment referring to how Stay-at-Home mothers are useless or not productive members of society, so she called in.
Me: What did mom say to her?
Sister: She got scared and … Keep Reading!!!
Have you heard about the Cheerios commercial that has cause quite an uproar?
Why? Because it features an interracial couple with a biracial child. (No, I’m not kidding.)
Cheerios had to disable the comments on YouTube due to racist rants overloading the comments section. That didn’t stop Reddit from continuing the conversation on their site.
My defense for Cheerios is not an endorsement for their this product. Cheerios may contain GMOs, and so, as sweet as the commercial is, … Keep Reading!!!
My cousin Whitney and I are having a great time in Carmel, but one of us is breaking the law.
Do you know who it is?
It is illegal to wear heels over two inches in Carmel.
Rarely (if ever) enforced, it was created for liability reasons due to tree roots creating very unleveled sidewalks.
Another random fact: they do offer free high-heel permits at City Hall!… Keep Reading!!!
The Mursi tribe of Ethiopia’s Omo Valley is one of the oldest and most easily identifiable tribal cultures of Africa.
Most Mursi children nurse past toddler-hood, and clothing for women commonly leaves breasts exposed.
The breast area for the Mursi tribe is viewed as nourishment for children and signals to men peak nubility of the woman, based on shape and texture.
The Mursi people are at risk for displacement.
From Mursi Online:
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Since the 1960s, the extension of government
Have you heard about The Geography of Hate project created by Humboldt State University undergraduate students?
They sifted through a year of geocoded conversations from twitter to find hate words used in a negative context (which is important to note, since many people now use these words in a positive or neutral manner). The words were then applied to a color gradient map.
The map shows certain areas I was surprised to find concentrated with hate speech. (Especially in the … Keep Reading!!!