GQ is getting lots of flack for a photoshoot of "three premier climbers and a couple of cute friends" (what a nice way to refer to women!) at Joshua Tree National Park. The bikini-clad women are mere accessories to the men scaling the sides of boulders.
Thankfully, gear company Outdoor Research called out this casual sexism with photos of their own. Here's one of the original GQ images on the left and an Outdoor Research photo on the right:
Notice anything different? (This time GQ is on top and Outdoor Research is on the bottom)
Looks kind of funny when male models are striking the same sexy poses for a shoot about rock climbing, huh? Not to mention, where are the rocks and the people climbing them in the above shot?
Seeing Outdoor Research shut down sexism is great, but the photos of badass female rock climbers are even better: