Wed Sep 17 2014
By: Dan Fumano
An online promotional video for the Vancouver Whitecaps has been pulled after accusations of sexism.
The video shows three young female fans jumping up and down in slow motion to the sound of orchestral music.
UBC education professor Lisa Loutzenheiser was surprised by the ad. “I thought, I can’t believe they’re doing it again, in light of the fact they caught a lot of direct heat for using a woman’s body as a palette in 2011.”
A 2011 Whitecaps ad featured a woman’s body painted in the team’s colours.
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Story via UBC News.