Underwear adverts seen in Hong Kong. Halfway across the world, in Britain, fashion brand posters showing scantily dressed women have provoked anger from feminists and caused the advertising authority to impose an embargo. Photo: David Wong Underwear adverts seen in Hong Kong. Halfway across the world, in Britain, fashion brand posters showing scantily dressed women have provoked anger from feminists and caused the advertising authority to impose an embargo. Photo: David Wong
Underwear adverts seen in Hong Kong. Halfway across the world, in Britain, fashion brand posters showing scantily dressed women have provoked anger from feminists and caused the advertising authority to impose an embargo. Photo: David Wong
Kenny Hodgart
Opinion

Opinion

Off Centre by Kenny Hodgart

Focus on 'body-shaming' is knee-jerk feminism - there are bigger issues

Underwear adverts seen in Hong Kong. Halfway across the world, in Britain, fashion brand posters showing scantily dressed women have provoked anger from feminists and caused the advertising authority to impose an embargo. Photo: David Wong Underwear adverts seen in Hong Kong. Halfway across the world, in Britain, fashion brand posters showing scantily dressed women have provoked anger from feminists and caused the advertising authority to impose an embargo. Photo: David Wong
Underwear adverts seen in Hong Kong. Halfway across the world, in Britain, fashion brand posters showing scantily dressed women have provoked anger from feminists and caused the advertising authority to impose an embargo. Photo: David Wong
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Kenny Hodgart

Kenny Hodgart

Formerly a staff journalist at SCMP, Kenny Hodgart has lived in Hong Kong since 2011. He comes from Scotland, which remains part of the United Kingdom, but his views are almost exclusively his own. He suffers from status anxiety more than some but less than others.