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Adrienne Mccue (left) is inspired by athletic wear and bases her outfits on what shoes  and snapback she decides to wear that day. Alice Kiddo’s style (right) is driven by video games and comic book superheroes such Storm from X-Men, which inspired her androgynous haircut. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

Obscuring Gender

Fashion trends that are moving toward subverting the boundaries of gender binaries
Laura Sanchez May 19, 2015

Color broadcast television was introduced in the United States in 1953. By the 1970s, an entire spectrum of coloration imbued the public vision with diversified tones and shades. For the very first time,...

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Don’t hand out guidelines for childhood

May 20, 2013

Last year, a video posted on Youtube went viral with a little girl named Riley who seems to see through the absurdity of trying to fit children into gender boxes.The spunky little girl stands in the middle...

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Toys are crucial to development

Allison Browne May 20, 2013

A boy does not know he is supposed to play with toy cars and like the color blue. A girl does not know she is supposed to like the color pink and play with toy dolls. The only reason they start believing...

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There are more important things to worry about

Robert Whaley May 20, 2013

Girls playing with Nerf guns and boys playing with Barbies, what a wonderful world. Advertisements that show these crossed gender norms seem like a good thing, they tear down the constraints of gender,...

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