During the 1970s, feminists drew attention to sexism in advertising and in the mainstream press generally. Spare Rib regularly encouraged readers to send in examples of sexist advertisements or articles and printed them in its ‘Tooth and Nail’ section, or on the magazine’s news pages. These excerpts often exposed some pretty shocking examples of misogyny in our society at the time.
- Article by:
- Ruthie Petrie
- About Spare Rib
Editing, proofing, designing, cutting, pasting, arguing – Spare Rib collective member, Ruthie Petrie, describes life behind the scenes in the production offices of Spare Rib.