The image of fathers in television commercials was on everyone’s mind at the Dad 2.0 Summit in Houston this past January 31 – February 2. According to this article, the Dad 2.0 Summit was a meeting of bloggers … Read the rest
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We asked our members to call Jimmy Choo Ltd to protest. Your response has been overwhelming, and we’re pleased to report that Jimmy Choo Ltd has now agreed to remove the offensive ad from all of their stores, all print media, and their website. They emphasize that they did not mean to offend, and they apologize.
Fathers and Families has joined with Jane Doe Inc., The Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence in a joint letter to protest an advertisement from the luxury shoes, clothing, and bags company Jimmy Choo Ltd.
In a recent piece on the subject of men’s activism, journalist David Futrelle strongly criticizes our highly-publicized October 2008 Campaign Protesting Father-Bashing Domestic Violence Ads. The ads, which depicted a smiling little boy as a future wife-beater … Read the rest