VW Golf and Philadelphia adverts banned for promoting ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes
Recent Advertising Standards Authority ruling bans adverts that promote 'attributes or behaviours usually associated with a specific gender'
Advert banned for being sexist because it showed a woman with a pram. Three people complained.
Nicholas A. Christakis
And on cue, on the first day they are in effect, these advertising standards are used to restrict free expression. Someone is offended by showing a woman next to a stroller or a distracted man forgetting a baby.
Also: #streisandeffect 6/