Men’s Health Magazine offends with tweet about female sports fans

The magazine apologized after a social media firestorm regarding an article and tweet suggesting ways men can discuss sports with women. 

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It’s been said that hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, but that same fury exists when women are told they don’t like to watch sports.

That was the lesson Men’s Health learned after tweeting a link to an article titled “The secret to talking sports with any woman” Monday night. The tweet received quite a backlash from female sports fans as well as men who thought it, and the article, were misogynistic.

Step 1 @MensHealthMag? Know that bc we deal w crap like this & still love sports, our passion likely outmatches yours

— Stephanie Haberman (@StephLauren) October 7, 2014

The article, which has since been deleted, read:

Not all women share your passion for sports, in case you hadn’t noticed. The reason? They need story lines.

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