When it comes to the portrayal and treatment of women in the media, we have come a long way since the Mad Men era. Culture, media, and laws have changed since the days women were depicted as too stupid to drive, vote or open a bottle of ketchup.
Yet, some advertisers didn’t seem to get the memo. Even today, advertising doesn’t try very hard to conform to moral standards.
Here’s a list of offensive and sexist ads both from the past and the present.
Modern Sexist Ads
Vintage Sexist Ads