As Twitchy reported, Playboy’s November Playmate is Ines Rau, the magazine’s first transgender Playmate. Twitchy compiled some of the reactions on social media, and it looks like Playboy was paying attention to social media as well … although the magazine picked some different responses than we did.
According to the feedback Playboy saw, the magazine is “standing on the right side of history” by featuring a transgender woman in its pages. We thought it was worth a post, but not really an entry in the history books.
Standing on the right side of history. pic.twitter.com/i9ySJ4yBrL
— Playboy (@Playboy) October 19, 2017
It’s almost like Playboy did this as a publicity stunt more than as an act of wokeness.
*watches the NFL lose half its audience.*
Playboy: "Hold my beer." https://t.co/Jp6h52U5pA
— Extremely Careless (@Shanghaibeast) October 21, 2017
A magazine that objectifies women signals its virtue by objectifying a transgender model. How "woke". https://t.co/6AlQpcxR8E
— JS0C (@JSCopley) October 20, 2017
But try to look at Playboy's "whole framework" objectifying women https://t.co/wfET789hjj
— Lee Apostol (@leegendry) October 21, 2017
Standing for the objectification of all women. https://t.co/M0vasG2smL
— 🥂🍾🏳️🌈SEAN🏳️🌈 (@esseeeayeenn) October 20, 2017
Yeah, Heff is an equal rights hero because 2017 and relativity. https://t.co/GcyxVO2F8g
— Pintoo (@pintoo) October 20, 2017
Out: Playboy exploits women & sexuality in the name of misogyny
In: You’re on the wrong side of history if this doesn’t turn you on https://t.co/emaACOir2D
— Stephen Miller (@redsteeze) October 21, 2017
Left: objectification of women is patriarchal oppression.
Also left: ur a bigot if ur not attracted to naked men who look like naked women https://t.co/uojsGo7tBP
— Bullshit (@thebsflag) October 20, 2017
"If men don't make you hard- you're a bigot"
We've finally reached event horizon for PC stupidity https://t.co/1LR9AHbcGi
— Christian White (@CWCanadianRight) October 21, 2017
Standing on the wrong side of magazine sales https://t.co/Sr5arrgnQx
— Dr. Sarcasticus 🇨🇦 (@Sarcasticus) October 21, 2017
Maybe … we sort of picture all sorts of woke progressives purchasing their very first issue of Playboy, kind of like when liberals held their noses and bought Dixie Chicks CDs just to spite George W. Bush.
There is absolutely no way that this can go wrong… https://t.co/ZmC0vAVkIm
— Mark (@twitmadin) October 21, 2017
I find it ironic. Needed to scold your audience by claiming "right side of history". Almost as if @playboy believes this is going to fail
— Kurt John (@kurtjohnr) October 20, 2017
So woke pic.twitter.com/SDV2IbDcQZ
— Jimni27 (@jimni27) October 21, 2017
If you stand on the right side of history, why not put an ugly or fat or handicapped person as your Playmate?
— vbspurs (@vbspurs) October 21, 2017
Playboy’s not that woke yet.
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YAAAS! Jenna Jameson battles horde of frothing SJWs angry over comments about trans Playmate https://t.co/ZAVbyXuomA
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) October 20, 2017