Do you already know the “Pinky Gloves”?

the two founders of the product, image source: https://www.tvmovie.de/news/hoehle-der-loewen-pinky-gloves-mansplaining-vom-feinsten-kommentar-117876

What are these “Pinky Gloves”?

image source: https://pinkygloves.de/
image source: https://pinkygloves.de/products/pinky-hygienehandschuh

Mansplaining

Mansplaining is “the explanation of something by a man, typically to a woman, in a manner regarded as condescending or patronizing.” (source: Oxford Languages). Even though the founders state that women participated in this product, most females feel left behind. Most women don’t even see the need for this product, and only see it as sexist, stigmatization of the period, period shaming, and more. Especially during the show, the period was not directly addressed, it was portrayed as an “obnoxious, all-day problem sometimes”. After the shitstorm, Ralf Dümmel admitted that he “did not pay the necessary attention to it.”

Period shaming

image source: https://www.instagram.com/p/CNsBq-_M-sY/

Sexist, unsustainable, expensive, unnecessary

I did a small survey (70 people) and asked if they would say that this product is sexist.

editing credit to my friend Onur, his twitch link: https://www.twitch.tv/onurakbas61

Conclusion

What some people said in the survey is that the idea was good but they did not think about other aspects enough. And I agree.

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Lamazi

Lamazi

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student I pacifist I interested in politics, sociology, and more