While we love our male colleagues, I am delighted that the women partners and associates in our adlaw group easily outnumber them. It seemed appropriate to close out Women’s History Month by taking a look at issues involving women in advertising (for the FTC’s take on Women’s History Month click here).
Gender equality was clearly absent from early advertising. One ad from 1912 encouraged men to light a cigarette in front of a suffragette and watch her say “I wish I were a man.”
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