Thanksgiving looms, a holiday defined by some ignorant shit. Oh, sure—Pilgrims and Native Americans pleasantly broke bread. Some other ignorance: a food-defined holiday perpetuating stereotypes about women needing to have fixed positions in the kitchen, slaving away for their families. In the world of advertising, food offers some great opportunities for sexism to have a bright-lit full-frontal moment. Thank you, advertisers.
We've compiled some of the most horribly sexist food advertisements from the early twentieth century to now. Enjoy.