This Week in the Mercury

Let It Go


Let It Go

Esperanza Spalding Gets Conceptual

Something About Airplanes


Something About Airplanes

Mark Vanhoenacker's Poetic Cure for the Nervous Flier

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Finally, a Pen for the Laaaaadies!

Posted by Sarah Mirk on Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 10:14 AM

A couple people have sent me a link to these Bic pens: The "Bic for Her Fashion Ballpoint" collection.

People have been trolling the listing of the "Bic for her" products, posting reviews that point out how ridiculous it is to try and sell a gendered pen. Sample review:

Someone has answered my gentle prayers and FINALLY designed a pen that I can use all month long! I use it when I'm swimming, riding a horse, walking on the beach and doing yoga. It's comfortable, leak-proof, non-slip and it makes me feel so feminine and pretty! Since I've begun using these pens, men have found me more attractive and approchable.



Companies gender so many products, it's insane. Anything that's pink is fair game to be tagged for ladies only (I own this "ladies claw hammer") and other companies think they can create some sort of market by promoting gender-unrelated items just for men or women.

Comments (3)

Showing 1-3 of 3

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-3 of 3

Comments are closed.

All contents © Index Newspapers, LLC

115 SW Ash St. Suite 600
Portland, OR 97204

Contact Info | Privacy Policy | Production Guidelines | Terms of Use | Takedown Policy