sexist vintage ads

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8. Seminars for "aspiring fathers" must be held for men...who already have children. Sexism remains all-too-common in modern
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And rely on their looks entirely. We often yearn for a simpler time. You know, back when we didn't all have a smartphone
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From the depths of our nightmares comes 11 vintage ads selling everything from sauna exercise suits to "chin reducers."
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From the depths of our nightmares comes 11 vintage ads selling everything from sauna exercise suits to "chin reducers."
Women
These images illustrate how openly absurd advertisements once were, while also reminding us how much sexism sneaks into advertising
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From the "If Sterling Cooper Was A Real Ad Agency" department comes this gem of a furniture advertisement that tries to convince hapless fedora-wearing men that all a woman really needs is a hope chest. Actually, she really wants you to propose to her already, for God's sake. But if you can't, the next best thing is a big ol' trunk that she can fill with photos of you, a too-small wedding dress and her bitter tears.
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From the "If Sterling Cooper Was A Real Ad Agency" department comes this gem of a furniture advertisement that tries to convince
Women
In contrast, many of Grape-Nuts' early advertisements targeted at men didn't focus on weight. They focused on enhancing the
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Today's car ads may not imply that men need to teach their women how to drive, but they aren't much better than their vintage counterparts.
Weddings
Is a push-up bra the secret to snagging a husband? According to one vintage ad, the answer is a resounding "Yes." (Can you
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Are you boring your husband to death? There used to be a pill for that. Click through the slideshow below to see some cringe
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There was a time in this country when print advertisements were overtly racist, sexist and gave extremely unhealthy advice