Mitt Romney launched a thousand binders full of women responses after his “celebrated” comment. But Republican politicians of a certain ilk don’t have a monopoly on sexist language. Mulling over the constant presence of misogyny in media headlines, @KateHarding and @Sweet Machine concluded “we need a hashtag” and before you know it, and right on the heels of #safetytipsforladies, another trending Twitter topic to “invent more provocative questions about an entire gender” was born.
Some of the best of #edgyheadlines:
(3) @Jessica Valenti: Boys Gone Bad: Are a new generation of male celebs turning boys into ‘prostitots’?#edgyheadlines (Actual headline: http://feministing.com/2007/02/05/girls_gone_draft/)
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