A Typeface for Rainbow Flag Creator Gilbert Baker

After the recent passing of artist and LGBTQ activist Gilbert Baker—who also created the all-important rainbow flag in 1978—NYC Pride and NewFest teamed up with Ogilvy & Mather and Fontself to create a typeface to honor the very special man. The typeface, called “Gilbert,” follows the flag’s design—with each character using one of its bright colors, albeit semi-transparent. The Ogilvy team says, “People can now …

Gift Guide: Girl Power

Presents for your favorite feminists, no matter their gender

Despite what pop culture might show, the feminist movement has been in full swing for much longer than just the past few years. That said, having the movement for equality front and center in our collective consciousness is new—and remarkably satisfying. From stationery to lapel pins, here is a collection of some of girl power products for feminists of all colors, genders, sexual orientations, ages, …

NYC Reimagined: City of Women

Even though the biggest (and arguably most recognizable) statue in NYC is Lady Liberty, most of the streets, monuments, bridges and buildings in the city are named for men. For their upcoming book “Nonstop Metropolis” Rebecca Solnit and Joshua Jelly-Schapiro have made a “creative atlas of New York City” that, through maps and essays, explores a different NYC. Just one of the pages is “City …