I find the changing landscape of the fashion industry fascinating to follow. And I wonder what this means for the world of Instagram stars and influencers if the fact that a celebrity is seen wearing a brand doesn't really move the needle in terms of sales.
I haven't been in the loop for a few years, but The Bachelor/The Bachelorette were my Monday-night go-tos during business school with my girlfriends. And it doesn't take a genius to watch a season or two of this monster franchise and realize that people of color a) are severely underrepresented and b) if they are present, exit stage left in very early episodes.
I find pretty much everything left over from the Cold War a combination of fascinating and terrifying, and this is no exception. This article also reminds me how little I know about the world - I had literally never heard of this phenomenon before!
I've said before and I'll say it again: anything related to being less than perfectly maternal remains a huge taboo for women. I'm all for bringing everything into the light, so that each individual can find her way and get the support she needs, whatever her motherhood status. (In related news, Glamour has been killing it journalistically in recent months.)