Pop-Culture | Posted by Julie Z on 07/16/2011
Saturday Vids: An FBomber’s Persuasive Speech
Rhiannon W. sent me this video, writing:
My English final was a persuasive speech. I did why you should boycott Abercrombie and their ilk. I used The FBomb as a resource, so I hope you like it!
This is so awesome. I love that an FBomber brought one of our conversations, and her take on it, to her own classroom! Check it out:
Pop-Culture | Posted by Fiona L on 04/14/2011
How Effective Is A Girlcott Anyway?
Abercrombie & Fitch and American Apparel have done it again. In the past, Abercrombie & Fitch has come under criticism for T-shirts with racist and sexist sayings, thongs for girls as young as ten, and semi-nude advertisements in their catalogs. In 2005, the Women and Girls association of Pennsylvania led a “girlcott” against sexist T-shirts, which read “Who needs brains when you’ve got these?” and “I had a nightmare I was a brunette.” Abercrombie & Fitch eventually pulled the shirts. Now, Abercrombie & Fitch has decided to sell push-up bikini tops for girls as young as seven (clearly a great idea, since the thongs for ten-year-olds went over so well).
The bikini tops which were originally advertised as “push-up” on the Abercrombie & Fitch website are now …