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A panel of writers discusses how ladymerch has been marketed to women.
On February 22, the Housing Works Bookstore Café on
It a safe bet that the assembled panel of smart chicks -- headed by Susan Kim, author of the new book “Flow: The Cultural Story of Menstruation” and including Sarah Haskins of Current TV, former "Colbert Report" exec producer Allison Silverman, and Hanna Rosin, co-editor of DoubleX and contributing editor at The Atlantic Monthly – will pull no punches.
Possibly they’ll bring up the old chestnut about how Lysol was originally marketed as a vaginal douche and potential contraceptive, which resulted in some pesky health troubles. Good times!
That Not So Fresh Feeling: Marketing Embarrassing Products To Women
February 22, 7PM
Housing Works Bookstore Café, 126 Crosby Street; 212- 334-3324
More information at housingworks.org