Tag Archives: Sexist

LATEST CARLS JUNIOR ADVERT IS SEXIST AND DEGRADING TO WOMEN

I want to bring your attention to this Carls Junior advertisement I saw placed outside their fast food restaurant. It says "EVERYBODY LOVES BIG BREAST". Frankly, I am shocked that such a sexist and degrading advertisement exists in Singapore. Is Carls Junior telling us that women with small or medium sized breasts are worthless and that nobody wants them?

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A FELLOW S’PORE ACTIVIST SEXUALLY HARASSED ME

I have decided not to name the activists who were involved in this particular incident because they are prominent, well-liked and active in different spheres of civil society, and naming them might have serious consequences on both them and me. Moreover, I hope to draw attention to the issues rather than the individuals. Sexism and sexual harassment are problems that transcend these few people. In fact, they are an everyday reality that women have to confront in larger society. We cannot allow for civil society to tolerate it as well. I hope, through sharing this, to have a conversation about what true inclusivity means to civil society and how we can keep these spaces safe for everyone who would like a stake in it.

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