The reboot of ‘Roseanne’ will feature clashes between characters on politics, modern families, and acceptance.
By: Amber Leventry Damsels in distress. Princesses waiting for their knight in shining armor. Happily ever after. Blah, blah, blah. As a kid I was never a fan of this story line. I was too busy catching crawfish and playing home run derby with the neighborhood boys. As I grew into a young adult, the […]
By Brandy Black I was recently asked to attend a meeting at the White House on helping children explore, learn, and dream without limits. The discussion centered around breaking down gender stereotypes in media and toys. After going through 3 levels of security, I was in the White House! There were researchers, influencers, parents, toy […]
According to a video made by Education and Employers, children develop gender stereotypes between the ages of 5 and 7 years old, and if their most recent experiment tells us anything, it’s that children are overtly stereotyping careers by gender. Education and Employers took a class full of children (22 children with an even number […]
By Alex Temblador In June 2015, two third graders, Dexter and Sybilla, wrote an amazing letter to Disney outlining their disappointment with the company’s use of gender and racial stereotypes found in Disney’s theme parks. What makes this even more amazing: the kids recognized the gender and racial stereotypes on their own! Granted, they […]
By: Amber Leventry Raffi is a schoolboy who doesn’t like rough and rowdy play. He likes calm and quiet; he dresses a bit differently than the other boys; he feels different. Like most kids, Raffi isn’t sure what that means, but then he finds his passion when a teacher teaches him how to knit. Raffi […]