it’s not just ideas about beauty and gender identity, but also the cold gears of capitalism that are grinding women into new shapes in the contemporary world.Read more
Since the beginning of the century, American films have explored stories of the apocalypse as commentary on our own modern challenges. Stories of the horrors science can create when man tries to play God lurk beneath the most popular zombie shows and in the cool futuristic sci-fi of super humans. These stories are equal parts […]Read more
Recently this Ariel laundry soap ad, titled #sharetheload , from India crossed my desk (thanks, D!) and brought a little tear to my eye. The touching story of a father who learns–not too late–the importance of balancing the second shift at home is more than just bubbly suds. When women entered the workforce, the talk was […]Read more
Like black men, the stereotype of Latino men boils down to this: hot in the sheets, shot in the streets.Read more
From the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2015
And cause, you know, we love to be number one, here’s some March madness rankings of our gender gap compared with 100+ of our nearest neighbors. Spoiler alert, Iceland won global rankings of gender equity.
Today is International women’s Day, nestled snuggly inside Women’s history month. We could point out–similar to black history month–that women make up roughly 50% of humanity but all we get is one lousy month, but hey, we try to keep it positive at smntks. Instead, we’ll take a moment to celebrate some of the wins for […]Read more