The new “100 Percent Men” Tumblr highlights “corners of the world where women have yet to tread” and aims to “shine a light” on the issue. New Republic reporter Lydia DePillis created the Tumblr earlier this month to show the gender disparity among higher-ups at news organizations, political groups, tech companies and more.
“[I] just wanted a place to collect the 100% men instances I’d noticed in a central place, and Tumblr’s generally acknowledged as the best platform to do that,” she told Poynter. Many of the posts include photos that show how male (and white) the executives of some companies are. Other posts highlight media-related “Boys Clubs”:
- “Everyone to ever serve as editor-in-chief of The New Republic.”
- “Top editors and reporters at Talking Points Memo.”
- “All the bylines in the April 29th issue of The New Yorker. (h/t @annfriedman)”
- Every annual award given by the National Sportscaster and Sportswriters Association, ever, along with the entire board. DePillis said she plans to continue adding media-related posts to the Tumblr....