From the archive of the Weekly Filet: Some of the best on Gender

Unnecessarily gendered products

We’ve all seen stupidly gendered toys and clothes. Buy why stop there when you can apply stereotypes to every product imaginable? Bread. Eggs. Glue. Of course we need separate versions of them for men and women. My «favourite» is the bible for boys, advertised with the promise: «Discover gross and gory bible stuff». A Twitter thread full of examples – find your own favourite.

From Weekly Filet #285, in March 2020.

How to be a girl

A six-year-old child, born as a boy, who knew she was a girl at the age of three. This is her story, told by her mother (and herself) in a podcast.

From Weekly Filet #253, in October 2017.
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