Man hits back at CDC’s ‘sexist’ warning to women not to drink by creating witty guide detailing the bad things that can happen to MEN who booze it up

  • Last week, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention came under fire for publishing a guide cautioning women to take birth control if they drink
  • Many labeled the guidelines as ‘sexist’, saying that it placed blame on women only for spreading STDs and having unplanned pregnancies
  • A Brooklyn man created his own handy ‘guide’, pointing all the negative ways alcohol can effect men, too 

Last week, new guidelines for alcohol use among women were published by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, in which doctors and nurses were advised to recommend birth control for women who consume alcohol and are also sexually active — while saying nothing at all about men’s drinking habits.

Critics were quick to point out that the guide was both ‘patronizing’ and ‘sexist’, holding women solely responsible for unplanned pregnancies and STDs while leaving men’s actions out of the equation entirely.

To counter that, Brooklyn-based designer Chris Giganti rethought those guidelines with guys in mind, pointing out that alcohol can have just as many negative consequences on the male population — if not more. 

Alcohol is risky: As a rebuttal to a 'sexist' guide released by the CDC, Brooklyn-based designer Chris Giganti created an infographic detailing the risks men face if they drink
Alcohol is risky: As a rebuttal to a ‘sexist’ guide released by the CDC, Brooklyn-based designer Chris Giganti created an infographic detailing the risks men face if they drink

One comment

  • A fetal alcohol syndrome disorder website is saying it’s sexist to tell pregnant women not to drink. Jesus christ. Lies are truths and truths are lies.

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