Ladies, are you tired of the gender pay gap? Are you wondering how to busy yourself during the 202 years it will take to remedy gender pay inequality?
Fret ye not, games giant Hasbro has the answer to all your patriarchy-related prayers: Ms. Monopoly. Congrats to women everywhere, equality has finally arrived. The glass ceiling? Smashed. The patriarchy? Toppled.
Ms. Monopoly is the “first game where women make more than men,” according to a slogan on the box. A statement that, alas, cannot be uttered about real-life.
Here’s a line from the press release that’ll make you smile (or weep, most likely): “a fun spin in the game that creates a world where women have an advantage often enjoyed by men. However, if men play their cards right, they can make more money too.” Read more…