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Monday, December 21, 2009

i don't want to be an afterthought

and i sure as hell do NOT want to be segregated

“And So Do Girls”: Girls as an Afterthought

by lisa
This 1959 ad for an airplane toy throws in girls as an afterthought in the final seconds (”Every boy wants a RemCo toy… and so do girls”). It’s easy to dismiss the ad as quaint and representative of a different time, but today’s advertising seems equally gendered, with girls thrown in as an afterthought (like in this dinosaur toy website) or neatly segregated (see here, here, and here)............

and here's some ads and gender stereotypes i found:

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