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February 13, 2013

Sports Illustrated mixes swimsuits and stereotypes

Sports magazine accused of misogyny and racial stereotyping.
A Sports Illustrated model pictured in China for the magazine's 2013 swimsuit issue. Sports Illustrated/JESSICA GOMES

The 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue has stirred backlash from several popular blogs including Jezebel and Shanghaiist. The photoshoot featured swimsuit-clad models on seven continents, several of which also pictured "locals" in the background.


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