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Gender Stereotypes: Can boys have heroines?

Gender Stereotypes: Can boys have heroines? | Scarf Monkey
'The problem is that none of the tops aimed at boys or aimed at being unisex included the actual lead female characters Anna or Elsa.  Not one. There were lots of Olaf the snowman on boys’ clothes ... but none of Anna, none of Elsa.  We are teaching gender stereotypes and reinforcing gender stereotypes when we don’t expect boys clothes to include female lead characters.