Prepare to get a little smirk on your face every time you walk into a public restroom. We’re used to seeing the stick-people that indicate male from female bathrooms and know from a very young age that the woman’s figure wears a dress…or so we thought.
According to a new campaign from software developer Axosoft, the character on the women’s restroom sign isn’t wearing a dress at all – it’s a superhero cape!
DUH! With all the things women go through – raising families, working, and let’s not forget, childbirth – it’s very clear that a woman’s symbol would wear a cape. The viral initiative, #ItWasNeverADress, invites women to rethink previous assumptions about their capabilities.
Lawdan Shojaee, Axosoft’s CEO, told the Phoenix Business Journal the campaign empowers women who might feel as if they can’t step into the male-dominated tech field. Axosoft’s website elaborates, “Through storytelling, community building, innovation and creative disruptions, It Was Never a Dress will foster necessary conversations, vital voices, and images from around the world that honor ALL women. When we see women differently…we see the world differently!”
Just goes to show you things can always been seen in a different light. And by the way, you can do anything.