Friday Stir

By Minda Smiley 

-Canadian bank BMO has debuted a campaign that encourages dictionaries to remove gendered language in definitions for terms such as “gold digger” and “shopaholic” (video above). Created by FCB Canada, the push coincides with International Day of the Girl on Oct. 11.

-FCB New York has named Michael Aimette co-CCO.


-Wongdoody has established a $5,000 Creative Black Womxn to Watch scholarship. Black, female-identifying college students pursuing a creative role focused on experience design, advertising or marketing can apply.

Isis Dallis has joined social impact agency Matter Unlimited as managing director.

-Pornhub wants you to stop using household objects as sex toys.

-Enterprise has launched three agency reviews across global media, brand strategy and digital, according to Ad Age.

-D&AD’s new president Naresh Ramchandani tells Campaign “the world is burning and life’s not always fair.”

-Wisconsin-based agency Planet Propaganda has created a mural (see below) for nonprofit Outrider Foundation that encourages young Wisconsinites to vote. It’s currently up in Madison, Wis.