Posted in Advertisements, Consumer Culture, Cooking, Gender, Visual Culture, tagged advertising, beer, Bitch Beer, craft beer, feminism, Gender, I'll Make It Myself, objectification, sexism, South Austin Brewing Company, visual anthroplogy on 2013/03/02 |
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Reblogged from I’ll Make It Myself: I Did Not Order My Beer with a Side of Sexism“
While I’ve regrettably come to expect national-brand beers to perpetuate the stereotype of beer as a man’s drink and insult women in the process, what about craft beers? Caroline Wallace of Bitch Beer recently discussed this in her article “How to alienate female beer drinkers in one easy step.”
Bitch Beer is a Austin, Texas-based beer blog written by a group of women. Bitch Beer’s name is similar to that of Bitch Magazine/Bitch Media:
We went with the name Bitch Beer because we want to disprove the old adage that women aren’t really beer drinkers. We’re evoking a name often given to sugary, low-alcohol content beer substitutes like Smirnoff Ice or Mike’s Hard Lemonade to prove that, from a stout to an IPA, these so-called bitches can drink any damn beer they please. You heard us, every beer is a Bitch Beer.
Wallace starts with a comparison of two beer ads seen at a local roller derby event… [full article]
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Posted in Consumer Culture, Gender, Media, tagged AIDS, digital archives, imperial women, LBGT youth, maternal, misogyny, objectification, queer, San Francisco AIDS Foundation, sexual minorities, 君のままでいい on 2012/04/19 |
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In this month’s gender reader: the social training that turns both men and women against women; the radical notion that Imperial women are people; looking back on AIDS awareness; and messages of hope for Japan’s LGBT youth.
Originally found on tumblr; looking for source.
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