'The Playboy Club' an 'insult' to women's rights advocates


The NBC show "The Playboy Club" continues to court controversy before the first episode even airs.The San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women has issued a non-binding resolution urging NBC and its affiliates to "replace the program with a series that, instead, depicts women's substantive achievements." The organization is a publicly-funded entity dedicated to securing equal economic, social, political and educational opportunities for San Francisco women. The resolution, issued in late Aug., says the show "represents a major step backward for women who have struggled to earn an equal place in the workplace, in the community, and at home.""The Playboy Club" focuses on the lives of the famed Bunnies as well as clientele of the original Playboy Club in 1960s. The show stars Amber Heard, Naturi Naughton, Laura Benanti and Eddie Cibrian.Commission president Kay Gulbengay, admits to not having seen the program, only the commercials. But she still feels it does not respect the...



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