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Is This Billboard Offensive? [Pic+]

Hits: 12977 | Rating: (2.8) | Category: News & Politics | Added by: jtrebowski
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Atrayu4u
Female, 18-29, Western US
 1479 Posts
Saturday, June 23, 2012 2:48:35 PM
If I got whistled at, which sometimes I do, but I never seem to be by construction sites when that happens, I just blush and look around to see who I'm dealin' with. If they were to -continue- to do such things, I'd... continue to walk away, like I would have at one whistle.

Kegomatix
Male, 18-29, Western US
 1307 Posts
Saturday, June 23, 2012 2:47:43 PM
I spent years in the construction industry, we never whistled at any passing women.... Were we doing it wrong?

kitteh9lives
Female, 70 & Over, Eastern US
 1399 Posts
Saturday, June 23, 2012 2:47:38 PM


Kegomatix
Male, 18-29, Western US
 1307 Posts
Saturday, June 23, 2012 2:44:14 PM
Come on now... It's common knowledge that everything is offensive.

LordJim
Male, 50-59, Europe
 4350 Posts
Saturday, June 23, 2012 2:42:34 PM
Whistling construction workers? How should women respond? Giggle like Barbara Windsor in a Carry On movie?

The sign explains that the company's employees can be expected to harrass anyone they find sexually attractive. And if you don't like it you should't have yaddayadda you're trying to emasculate men blahblahblah. MRA jerks.

Of course it is bloody offensive.

MacGuffin
Female, 30-39, Europe
 2597 Posts
Saturday, June 23, 2012 2:36:11 PM
I mean unless you're a lesbian, why would any woman be offended?


And, once again, Crakr wins the most idiotic comment of the thread award. I'll let a lesbian explain to you why you're an idiot; I can't be bothered.

MacGuffin
Female, 30-39, Europe
 2597 Posts
Saturday, June 23, 2012 2:34:56 PM
It there because it's true, women want to be attractive (and are very competitive about it) to get the best men.


Which is not nearly the same thing as being leered and verbalised at by a crowd of ignorant men.

I'm amazed at some of the ignorance I'm reading on here, guys (and some ladies). To the guys: if you're honestly so OK with whistling at women as a concept, why don't you try doing it next time you're on your own in the street and see a woman you find attractive? - see if she reciprocates or appreciates that behaviour that you claim to find so reasonable. Stay in one spot and keep doing it to every woman that goes past that you fancy; see if the Police think it's funny or innocent when they turn up to have a word with you. If you don't feel comfortable with doing any of that, ask yourself why not?; because the answer to that question will tell you exactly why it's unacceptable behaviour for a company to encourage in its male workers.

CrakrJak
Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 16908 Posts
Saturday, June 23, 2012 2:32:51 PM
MacGuffin: I fail to see how a guy whistling his approval of the looks of the opposite sex is sexist in anyway.

I mean unless you're a lesbian, why would any woman be offended? After all women want to be sexy right? Men whistling are just compliments on the good job that particular woman is doing on making herself look good.

What's the difference between whistling and clapping for a good acting/music/dance performer or laughing at a comedians jokes?

If you put yourself out there like that, don't be offended by the compliments you get.

NNoamfer
Male, 18-29, Europe
 1192 Posts
Saturday, June 23, 2012 2:22:12 PM
Get over yourself, you crybaby "I'm offended" non-nice individuals.

banur
Male, 18-29, Europe
 250 Posts
Saturday, June 23, 2012 2:21:37 PM
Why did this come to my mind?

thatjimguy
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 446 Posts
Saturday, June 23, 2012 2:21:09 PM
MacGuffin, although I respect your personal feelings towards this, if most women in the world TRULY felt the way you do, no woman would shop this store and adverting campaigns would not have brought it forward. It there because it's true, women want to be attractive (and are very competitive about it) to get the best men.

MacGuffin
Female, 30-39, Europe
 2597 Posts
Saturday, June 23, 2012 2:20:40 PM
Why is being thought to be good looking offensive?


It isn't. Acting on what you think by inappropriately imposing yourself in an intimidating way on other people is.

MacGuffin
Female, 30-39, Europe
 2597 Posts
Saturday, June 23, 2012 2:13:25 PM
I fail to see how this could be seen as offensive. Please explain yourself.


I don't need to explain myself to you, and neither does any other woman that doesn't want to be subjected to a group of men verbalising their baser insiticts at them.

thatjimguy
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 446 Posts
Saturday, June 23, 2012 2:11:58 PM
It's probably a clothes store, where the objective is to look good enough to attract men. Simple as that. This seems more about getting publicity than anything. Stupid. It's like the Marilyn Manson protests by Christian groups, it just publicized him all the more.

As annoyed as some women are by guys who do that, most get an ego trip from the attention.

Mimbles
Female, 18-29, Midwest US
 119 Posts
Saturday, June 23, 2012 2:05:22 PM
Why is being thought to be good looking offensive? I dont get why people get all offended when someone notices they're attractive. Should we all just walk around starring at the floor so we dont accidentally find someone attractive?

Buiadh
Male, 30-39, Europe
 6653 Posts
Saturday, June 23, 2012 2:01:07 PM
No it's really not. :<

turdburglar
Male, 30-39, Western US
 3450 Posts
Saturday, June 23, 2012 1:59:14 PM
It's sad when people try soooooo hard to be ofended.

madduck
Female, 50-59, Europe
 5414 Posts
Saturday, June 23, 2012 1:59:04 PM
I don't find it offensive- but then I have never felt threatened by whistling but I know women who are and I assume they might not like it. Before you say it- some women find being barracked very unsettling and unpleasant- as I said, I don't but I am quite tall ( 5'11 ) and not at all easily upset.
If some of you think this is being whiney- imagine how you would feel if a crowd of men yelled at your daughter- or mother to ' get yer tits out darlin.... ' as she went down the street?

Xerasia
Female, 18-29, Eastern US
 1340 Posts
Saturday, June 23, 2012 1:58:42 PM
i don't find it that offensive at all. it's cute.

GlockPants
Male, 18-29, Southern US
 164 Posts
Saturday, June 23, 2012 1:53:43 PM
I fail to see how this could be seen as offensive. Please explain yourself.

regediT
Male, 18-29, Europe
 723 Posts
Saturday, June 23, 2012 1:41:13 PM
Sounds like a bunch of whiney women to me.

MacGuffin
Female, 30-39, Europe
 2597 Posts
Saturday, June 23, 2012 1:40:22 PM
Yes, it's offensive. It's hard to believe anyone could be stupid enough to OK this.

faaaaq
Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 671 Posts
Saturday, June 23, 2012 1:37:04 PM
really? women are THAT stupid? way to not perpetuate the stereotype, ladies.

jtrebowski
Male, 40-49, Southern US
 3258 Posts
Saturday, June 23, 2012 7:34:51 AM
Link: Is This Billboard Offensive? [Pic+] [Rate Link] - Online petition gets billboard removed. Women concerned about teenage daughters being whistled at.

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