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Old January 23rd, 2010, 10:23 pm
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Re: Gender: Roles, Stereotypes, Discrimination Version 2

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Originally Posted by Siriusandme View Post
It's not, people (and therefor children) are what they are. Wich is why I stated in my earlier post that you can give them all the toys i the world, but they will only play with what they like. I believe a lot of this is in people's character and as parents you can only "work" within those limits. As in, you can't turn a girlie girl into a tomboy.
I have a slightly different theory. I think that different boys and girls have different tendencies to want to fit into certain categories. I'm not quite sure "Likes playing with dolls" is somewhere in the DNA, but maybe "Wants to be seen as more feminine" is. (Not sure if that made sense)


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