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Old 21 September 2018, 04:45 AM
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Bang Head Yandy is (was) Selling a Sexy Handmaiden's Costume

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Inspired by Margaret Atwood’s dystopian and disturbingly prescient novel-turned-TV show, Yandy, the website that urges “Everybody. Own your sexy,” has turned an international symbol of protest for feminists into the Brave Red Maiden Costume.
https://jezebel.com/i-dont-know-how-...ost-1829204492

To be fair, Yandy has already pulled the costume from their site.

But, oy. I'm not against being sexy on Halloween if that's your thing, but...wow. Why not just make a "Sexy Rape Victim" costume?
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Old 21 September 2018, 02:16 PM
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I thought a sexy Handmaiden's costume was a sexy Rape Victim costume.

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Old 21 September 2018, 04:10 PM
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It's not exactly a new idea, people have been dressing up in Handmaid costumes for parties and protest rallies long before now.

There was even a lingerie company who tried to cash in on the show's popularity

A google image search also shows that a lot of people are dressing up their dogs in Handmiad costumes which is weird on several different levels
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Old 21 September 2018, 04:11 PM
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This is for the on-the-go Halloween lover who wants the latest costume that says “I’m aware of popular culture, but don’t understand it.”
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Old 22 September 2018, 08:02 AM
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No. Just no.
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Old 22 September 2018, 11:16 AM
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I'm outraged!

It should be "Handmaid" not "Handmaiden"
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Old 25 September 2018, 05:45 PM
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I'm outraged!

It should be "Handmaid" not "Handmaiden"
But is it really hand-made if it was machine stitched?

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