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As you surf the internet, you can’t help but stumble upon stock photography. One too many times we’ve seen females as secretaries, nurses and yoga instructors, and men dominating the more powerful professions. People deliberately choose specific images of males and females that best embody their respective roles in the workforce. If you pay close attention, you will realize that even stock photography tends to be sexist through the portrayal of outdated stereotypes.
It’s no secret that every once in a while things just pop into our head for no apparent reason. Sometimes people in art departments wait precisely for that – for a word, for a sign, for some kind of jolt of energy to push them in the right direction. After all, any creative knows what “The Block” means, and that the block may be unblocked anytime by something absolutely unexpected and highly unusual.