Stereotype Snapshot

On Valentine’s Day I was the photographer for this Stereotype Snapshots Photo Booth at a One Billion Rising march/event.

The idea is that you choose a cardboard stereotype from a selection of (for this event gender-related) stereotypes. This is what you find that people see you as. Then, your can either embrace or rebut that stereotype with what you choose to write on the chalkboard.

I chose to combat the “girls are bossy, boys are leaders” double standard, because that is one I have experienced the negative effects of time and time again.IMG_0310To learn more check out…

The Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History (

The teen program there (of which I am a part of)  called Subjects to Change (

and the global One Billion Rising Movement (