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Backhanded Compliments

12 Illustrated Comebacks To Sexist Backhanded Compliments

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 04.03.2015 | Women

Subtle sexism is hard to point out, especially when it comes in the form of a compliment. A series of illustrations called "Backhanded Complimen...

What a Waste: Let's Throw Away These 7 Gay Backhanded Compliments

William Dameron | Posted 12.06.2014 | Gay Voices
William Dameron

When a friend told me that a couple of female friends made a remark about one of my pictures by saying "What a waste," I was flattered. But, then I thought "I'm sure my husband doesn't think so."

Go Ahead -- Make Someone's Day

Maureen Anderson | Posted 06.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

No one can make you feel bad about yourself, as the saying goes, without your permission. But other people can help you feel better about yourself, if you let them.