What did you learn from your toys when you were a child? The answer may depend on whether you were raised as a boy or a girl.
For a clear picture of the absurd differences between what society expects of men and of women, look no further than this comic.
Here’s what everyone should realize about how we empower boys and disempower girls – and why we need to stop.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- 5 Ways Girls Are Taught to Avoid ‘Smart’ (And What We Can Do About It)
- Why Children Need Books About Adventurous Girls
Christine Deneweth is a Contributing Comic Artist for Everyday Feminism. A queer cartoonist and artist, Christine lives in Ypsilanti, Michigan. She is a cartoonist for Eastern Michigan University’s newspaper the Eastern Echo. She writes children’s books about mental disability and has a comic strip that has been published for five years. Comics can be found on her Facebook page, and art can be found on her Instagram @crassaster. Check out her work here!
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