Our children joined us in the kitchen. Our pets comforted us. We zoomed our way through online courses and along parkways, and laughed at our out-of-control Covid hairdos. Amidst the isolation, uncertainty and fear, resilience, innovation and opportunity raised their hands. Offering us new ways to connect, the pandemic prompted us to forge a different lifestyle — a changed culture that in some ways will live on.
As seen in
Grey hair: Fine for George Clooney but not Lisa LaFlamme?
LaFlamme and her alleged experience of gendered ageism makes for some interesting comparisons. There are entire articles, forums, hashtags and social media sites that celebrate “silver foxes” (older men with grey or white hair). What is the equivalent of a silver fox for women? There isn’t.