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stevie_christine“When you grow up as a girl, the world tells you the things that you are supposed to be: emotional, loving, beautiful, wanted. And then when you are those things, the world tells you they are inferior: illogical, weak, vain, empty. The world teaches you that the way you exist in it is disgusting — you watch boys cringe backward in your dorm room when you talk about your period, blue water pretending to be blood in a maxi pad commercial. It is little things, and it is constant. In a food court in a mall, after you go to the gynecologist for the first time, you and your friend talk about how much it hurts, and over her shoulder you watch two boys your age turn to look at you and wrinkle their noses: the reality of your life is impolite to talk about. The world says that you don’t have a right to the space you occupy, any place with men in it is not yours, you and your body exist only as far as what men want to do with it. At fifteen, you find fifteen-year-old boys you have never met somehow believe you should bend your body to their will. At almost thirty, you find fifteen-year-old boys you have never met still somehow believe you should bend your body to their will. They are children. They are children.

Stevie Nicks

A little Stevie knowledge never hurt anyone.

— Mushpa

Co-Co-Co-Controversial: “Turns out you gals are useful after all!”

You might say…. Outrageous! Sexist! Oh how far we’ve come along!…..

controversial misogynistic ad 1950

For war! Or just around the house…

controversial misogynistic 1970'sad

Apparently smoke made us follow you anywhere.

 smoke cigarette controversial misogynistic ad

But did you flip through this decade’s magazines? Or even last month’s magazine?…..

Progress? Not so much…

post it controversial misogynistic ad

What thing did you need to remember? Or maybe just a picture to remind you…

car and sex controversial misogynistic ad

Or just simple and blunt in your face?

gang rape controversial misogynistic ad

The pictures speak for themselves.

This is only a reminder, because we should already notice.

 Because it still exists.

This is a reminder, to remember that 1950 was just yesterday, and that we are still drinking the kool-aid today…

 By the way, did you pick last-moths Cosmo? Some great tips!
fake cosmopolitan magazineThat’s it.
-la Mensa