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Gender stereotyping toys limits children's play, their development and it's outdated. So here's my list of 10 gender neutral toys for kids this Christmas.
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You're not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but these covers offer a lot to criticize.

This week, a HuffPost editor noticed this set of books by author Ba...
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Even at times when discrimination was much more common, catalogs contained more neutral appeals than advertisements today.
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At this time of year, Santa and all the parents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends of the world have many little gifts to pick out for the children in their lives — and apparently, it’s safe to assume that many of these gift decisions begin with the basic question: am I shopping for a “girl toy”
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Decades after she posed for a LEGO advertisement, Rachel Giordano says the company's gendered toys hamper creativity for children.
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Big step for Toys R Us!

Toy R Us has pledged to no longer market toys at children based on gender. The company has bowed to pressure from consumer group Let Toys...
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A six-year-old transgender girl has won the right to use the female toilets in her elementary school.
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A Mighty Girl

"Elizabeth Sweet, who researches gender and children’s toys at UC Davis, says toy advertisements actually appeared to be the least gendered around 1975. She say...s, "At the height of the women’s movement, these ideas about gender division were being challenged in ways that are no longer as successfully challenged today." Let Toys Be Toys also pointed out how toys have become more gendered (i.e., more pink-ified) since the ’70s. They recently tweeted an image they created (below) that compares a 1976 Argos catalog with the company’s more recent products." - Ms. Magazine

To read the Ms. Magazine's article, "Kids’ Toys: More Gendered Than Ever," visit http://msmagazine.com/…/05/kids-toys-more-gendered-than-ever

From science and building toys to dolls and action figures, A Mighty Girl's toy section features over 2,000 carefully selected toys that honor the wide breadth of girls' interests – and not just those restricted few normally represented in the ‘girls’ aisle of your average toy store. To start exploring A Mighty Girl Toys, visit http://www.amightygirl.com/toys or mouse over "Toys" on our main menu bar to open our toy directory.

Thanks to Miss Representation for sharing this story and to Let Toys Be Toys - For Girls and Boys for the image!

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Every toy is in some sense educational, though we tend not to think about this much while buying toys, and people always become excited when there's a struggle over the curriculum. So last week, in response to a protest campaign, Hasbro announced that it would be expanding its Easy-Bake Oven line: I...
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Promote Gender Neutral Toys updated their cover photo.
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"...it's a little easier these days to find girl-friendly trucks, which when you say that a few times sounds utterly ridiculous. What exactly does that mean, anyway? Do they have better suspension to save you from getting smacked in the face with your boobs? Do they have real-light make-up mirrors so you can be sure not to over-blush your cheeks? Usually, it's just the damn color."

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Margot is equally as infatuated with her pink baby stroller as she is with her brother's Playmobil firetruck. And rightfully so - the cute little firemen, the hose that shoots real water, the siren that flashes and makes noise. I can't think of any cool girl equivalent. A Barbie car? Um, I don't thi...
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I have seen an asterisk after "trans" in several articles/ graphics, and this explains the meaning behind the asterisk. Just wanted to pass it along.

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In this passionate talk, Eve Ensler declares that there is a girl cell in us all -- a cell that we have all been taught to suppress. She tells heartfelt stories of girls around the world who have overcome shocking adversity and violence to reveal the astonishing strength of being a girl.
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