Skip to comments.Portland Thorns women's soccer team pulls T-shirt from sale
Posted on 03/25/2013 8:48:07 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement
The Portland Thorns are removing a T-shirt from store shelves and the team's website in response to criticism that its slogan "Feelin' Thorny?" was sexist.
The T-shirt was gone in slightly less than 24 hours since the controversy broke on Facebook and was fueled on other social media platforms.
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The immediate question here is how a women's professional soccer team wants to market itself. Does it want to sell its players as sex objects, or athletes? Take a good look at the team -- IMHO, the young ladies sell themselves quite well enough without putting smutty slogans into official team advertising.
Crass perhaps, but not at all sexist. And this from the same people who trumpet the Vagina Monologues or whatever in the hell it is.
Got all cross, did they?
You're right-- it is just you.
Maybe it’s just me, (LOL!) or where I live, but this (”thorny”) is absolutely meaningless to me beyond a crude pun. We here in Wasilla call ourselves “civilized,” but a lot of this stuff simply never reaches us. Or, if it does, it is laughed at and/or ignored. From the looks of things “Outside” maybe it’s a good thing.
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