What's Current: Does Buzzfeed delete articles critical of advertisers?

Birth control pill may alter women’s brain structure by thinning the brain’s cortex.

“Yes, the ‘Women’s Tax’ is a very real thing.” California is currently the only state to ban gender discrimination pricing.

Disney/Pixar really needs to stop giving all its animated women sexy baby same-face.

American Academia stiffs its female profs. A new database from the Chronicle of Higher Education reveals that male professors are paid more than females across the board, including underpaid and unprotected adjunct positions, the majority of which are held by women.

“When young women get married, their lives are cut short – here are the facts.”

Texas cop caught on video repeatedly punching woman after she says she’s pregnant. She was then arrested for assault on a public servant and resisting arrest.

Buzzfeed deletes article critical of Dove #ChooseBeautiful ad campaign, raising questions as to Buzzfeed’s history of “disappearing” articles unfavorable to their many advertisers, such as Dove parent company Unilever. In wan attempt to save face, Buzzfeed editor throws feminism under the bus, stating that the article’s tame feminist analysis had gone too far in “advancing a personal opinion.” Golly, when will us feminists learn that it’s just all in our individual heads??

 

Susan Cox

Susan Cox is a feminist writer and erstwhile academic in Philosophy. Follow her @Blasfemmey. Got tips? Email us.

 

Susan Cox
Susan Cox

Susan Cox is a feminist writer and academic living in the United States. She teaches in Philosophy.

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