These 17 Ads From The Past Will Probably Disgust You. Unless You Really Hate Women.


There was a time in the history of the United States where groups of people weren’t treated as equals. We have witnessed various atrocities committed in the US, most of which will never be equaled. However, some people might not realize the slow, insulting battle that women have been fighting over the decades against their male counterparts.

There was a time when sexism was so rampant, ads like the ones seen below were considered completely normal…

So, here’s what those ads are telling us: women are objects, they’re only good for cooking and it’s completely acceptable to beat them for doing a bad job.

Just a few decades ago, the US was kind of a scary place. For a woman anyway.

(H/T BuzzFeed)

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