Maker’s Mark

Maker's Mark - Offensive Ad

What is it about selling alcohol that makes advertisers want to belittle and insult women… does it really make men feel more powerful? Don’t answer that.

Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabbana - Offensive Ad

This ad is beyond offensive, with a scene evoking a gang rape and reeking of violence against women.


Lincoln - Positive Ad

The automaker featured triathlete Sarah Reinersten in its “Dreams” campaign. Think about it: When’s the last time you saw a woman with a disability in an ad?


MUDD - Positive Ad

Mudd truly captures the spirit of woman by showing that women really can do it all. We can rebuild cities in clothes that are comfortable and stylish.

Burger King

VAW 2009 Hall of Shame

Really Burger King? This one’s too obvious for words!

Girl Scouts


We love this ad for encouraging girls to dream big and defy self-doubt. Of course, we expect nothing less from the Girl Scouts.



Couldn’t they find a “different”, less offensive way to market cell phone ring tones?