Food for Thought

Is it okay for boys to play with dolls and girls to play with guns?

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Leave it to the Swedes to pave the way in gender neutrality! The catalogue for Top Toy, the Swedish franchise holder for Toys R Us, features images of girls playing with toy guns and boys playing with dolls.

This move comes after they were reprimanded by an ad watchdog for playing into gender stereotypes.

Our Food for Thought Question: Is it okay for boys to play with dolls and girls to play with guns?

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1 Comment to “Is it okay for boys to play with dolls and girls to play with guns?”

    Tami Monier said:
    November 27, 2012 at 10:26 PM

    Yes kids should be allowed to play with the toys they are interested in. This is how they develop their personality.

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