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A New Tumblr Calls Attention to "Headless Women" in Film & TV Marketing

“It’s a truly amazing time to be a headless female body part in Hollywood!”  Read more »

Empowertise Me!

You can celebrate Seneca Falls and the strength and conviction of the courageous suffragettes involved whenever you use your First USA Anniversary Series Platinum Mastercard®. Read more »

"We Were Feminists Once" Available Now!

Bitch Media cofounder Andi Zeisler's new book, We Were Feminists Once: From Riot Grrrl to Cover Girl, the Buying and Selling of a Political Movement is out TODAY, and it's already flying off of the shelves.  Read more »

Which Companies Got Called out for Sexist Super Bowl Ads?

From Snickers to Hyundai, some ads fell flat for feminist Super Bowl viewers.  Read more »

A Satirical Video Applauds Empowering Women Through Advertising

“There’s no limit to the amount of empowerment we can empower through the power of our brands.” Read more »

Will Ads Saying "Period" Be Deemed Inappropriate for Public Transit?

New York's public transit agency is squeamish about ads that mention menstruation.  Read more »

From the HQ: We've Got To Be Bold About Asking You

Readers will never stumble across a thinly guised pitch from a company like Unilever aimed at reaching our “demographic” of smart, engaged feminists, or see a “guest post” about some new product that doesn't do anything but tell you how to live your life “better.” Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Mad Men and the Advertising Age

  For seven long seasons, Mad Men has filled our television screens. This spring, it’s finally all coming to an end. Mad Men has changed the way people make TV. But it has also... Read more »

Here's What Bothers Me About the New Dove Ad

If you’re a human being with a social media account, you’ve seen the new Dove commercial already.  Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Ladies Be Shopping

  Women and shopping have a complicated relationship. On the one hand, there's the stereotype that all women loooove shopping—and that we throw away money on frivolous goods. On the other, there's the reality that women are the primary shoppers for ... Read more »

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The Forgotten History of the Women Who Shaped Modern Advertising

It's easy to dismiss advertising as an anti-feminist industry. Read more »