Saturday, March 12, 2016

17 Unbelievably Sexist Adverts from 1970s Magazines

Ms. magazine, founded in 1971 by Gloria Steinem and others, quickly became an important part of the feminist movement in America.

A regular feature, “No Comment”, encouraged readers to send in examples of sexism they encountered in the media – and they delivered the goods. Artist Mitch O’Connell has a bunch of early issues and has scanned in some of the best ones...


an advert for Holiday Inn.

from Playboy magazine.

from Cycle magazine.

from the Petersburg Times, Florida.

from the Oneonta Star, New York.

from the Seattle Times.

from Progressive Architecture.

from Newsday

from the Wellsville Daily Reporter.

from the Huntville Times.

from the U.S. Army Military Police School's pamphlet, Keeping Your Cool in a Civil Disturbance.

an advert for the Brewmatic coffee maker.

spotted at Omaha airport, Nebraska.

an outdoor ad in Washington for Valley Bank.

from the Detroit News.

an image from a shipping carton.

from This Week, St. Louis Key.

(via BuzzFeed)

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