|"Panties in a twist" because all manly men are assumed to be cool with it.|
After initial criticism from — well, pretty much anyone with a functioning brain — the radio station sarcastically changed the title of their promotion to:
|Note gift tag. How thoughtful!|
"It is unusual and somewhat disturbing that a commercial entity would commercialise what should be one of the most meaningful human relationships and actually offer it as a prize for a radio show," she said.
But there's more than sexism and bad taste at play here. The Ukraine is now a well-known destination for sex tourists from wealthier countries, and "Mail-order Bride" operations are well-known panderers. (As the women are expected to offer "test drives" to prospective grooms.)
This has caught the attention of FEMEN, a Ukrainian radical feminist group who use their own sexuality to protest human trafficking — and sexist culture in general.
They turned out in the freezing Kiev winter to draw attention in their usual way:
|[Add "must be a bit nippy over there" joke here.]|
|The man who makes Rick Rockwell look like a romantic.|
Or as FEMEN puts it: