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Petitioning California Milk Processor Board and 2 others
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California Milk Processor Board
Director of Public Affairs, CA Department of Food & Agriculture
Josilyn Preskar
Information Officer, CA Department of Food & Agriculture
Steve Lyle

Tell Got Milk to End its Sexist “PMS” Ad Campaign

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The California Milk Processor Board--the group behind Got Milk and the famous milk mustache series--revealed their next mass campaign yesterday. Centered on the claim that milk helps reduce PMS symptoms, the “Everything I Do is Wrong” campaign features a website for men on how to deal with their crazed, menstruating women. The website features a “vocabulary sensitizer,” “”puppy dog eye-ser” and “PMS rating index.” There are also a series of print ads showing men clutching cartons of milk, apologizing to their enraged girlfriends and wives for things they “did and did not do” and “not reading between the right lines.”

The entire campaign is overwhelmingly sexist, playing on the tired stereotype of menstruating women as volatile monsters. It also supports the condescending idea that any angry woman can be talked down with puppies and glossy compliments. We're asking the California Milk Processer Board to end this insulting campaign.


Letter to
California Milk Processor Board
Director of Public Affairs, CA Department of Food & Agriculture Josilyn Preskar
Information Officer, CA Department of Food & Agriculture Steve Lyle
I just signed the following petition addressed to: California Milk Processor Board.

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Tell Got Milk to End its Sexist “PMS” Ad Campaign

The California Milk Processor Board--the group behind Got Milk and the famous milk mustache series--revealed their next mass campaign yesterday. Centered on the claim that milk helps reduce PMS symptoms, the “Everything I Do is Wrong” campaign features a website for men on how to deal with their crazed, menstruating women. The website features a “vocabulary sensitizer,” “”puppy dog eye-ser” and “PMS rating index.” There are also a series of print ads showing men clutching cartons of milk, apologizing to their enraged girlfriends and wives for things they “did and did not do” and “not reading between the right lines.”

The entire campaign is overwhelmingly sexist, playing on the tired stereotype of menstruating women as volatile monsters. It also supports the condescending idea that any angry woman can be talked down with puppies and glossy compliments.

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Sincerely,