Emojis have actually become serious for a minute.
If you want to use an emoji to represent somebody doing a job, be it a cop, a surgeon or a construction worker, your only choices were emojis showing men. Your female choices were brides and princesses.
Some Google employees have made a pitch to the group that decides these things, asking them to roll out a new set of 13 professional female emojis -- from generic business woman all the way to farmer and teacher.
Which is cool.
Now, about that gender pay gap.