|Originally posted by NewMa
I'm pretty sure that when or if the time comes, I'll try to sway her in a less femme-y direction. I want her to be a kid for as long as she can be before she starts worrying about the way gender gets acted out and the standards of beauty imposed on women.
I see a big difference between toddlers and small children having their nails painted and a nine year old cousin of mine who can't talk about anything but makeovers and fashion shows. Again, it's the programming the adults plug into the children, not the cosmetics/clothes/dolls themselves.