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Gift Guide from UltraViolet: Freeing Kids from Gender Stereotypes

posted by Nell Minow

McKenna Pope, a 13-year-old from Garfield, New Jersey, wondered why she saw men cooking all the time on television but the Easy-Bake Oven was being marketed as though it was just for girls.  She started a petition on Change.org and has gained widespread support, including the endorsement of male chefs.  So it was great to find this list of toys and other gifts that are marketed free from gender stereotypes from UltraViolet, including great movies like Whale Rider.  Bravo!

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