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This Scoop.it collection is a companion to my blog, Gender Mystique. The blog, began as an extension of my book, Pink and Blue: Telling the Boys from the Girls in America (2012). Since then, I have expanded the focus to include gender and consumer culture more generally.

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Sex and gender aren't perfectly binary. Why should clothes be? - Quartz

Sex and gender aren't perfectly binary. Why should clothes be? - Quartz | Pink and Blue | Scoop.it
“Science and history show that fashion's recent embrace of gender-neutral clothing actually makes quite a lot of sense.”
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We trust children to know what gender they are – until they go against the norm - The Conversation UK

We trust children to know what gender they are – until they go against the norm - The Conversation UK | Pink and Blue | Scoop.it
“If you want to know a child's gender, just ask them and then listen to the answer.”
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National Crop Top Day Protests Gender Dress Code Inequality & It Was Started ... - Bustle

“Bustle National Crop Top Day Protests Gender Dress Code Inequality & It Was Started ...”
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‘The right to be handsome': As the conversation around gender identity evolves, so does the fashion

“Diane Sawyer's interview last month with Olympic champion Bruce Jenner, who came out as a transgender woman, reignited a national conversation about the ...”
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These Incredible Portraits Of Transgender Children Remind Us Of The Power Of ... - Bustle

“Bustle These Incredible Portraits Of Transgender Children Remind Us Of The Power Of ... Bustle Those of us who are lucky enough to have had our gender correctly assigned at birth should be more appreciative of our great luck.”
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How we can remove gender roles from early childhood play

“Kindergarten and early child education is a crucial time in the development of children. Educators have a powerful role to play in shaping children to not be ...”
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Gender Equality In Cosplaying!

“Nowadays Cosplay is very common thing in all over the world,especially for Asian countries. Cosplay has begun in EDO era, 400years ago in Japan! Cosplay ...”
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At Cannes, women denied entry for wearing flats - Miami Herald

At Cannes, women denied entry for wearing flats - Miami Herald | Pink and Blue | Scoop.it
“The Cannes Film Festival is coming under scrutiny for its strict dress code after women not wearing high heels were turned away from a premiere.”
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Professors consider raising gender-neutral children - The Appalachian Online

Professors consider raising gender-neutral children - The Appalachian Online | Pink and Blue | Scoop.it
“When it comes to gender, how much of being a boy or girl is biological and how much of it is learned behavior?”
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The Navy's new female uniforms draw fire at the Academy: 'Why are women ... - Washington Times

The Navy's new female uniforms draw fire at the Academy: 'Why are women ... - Washington Times | Pink and Blue | Scoop.it
“A midshipman at the Naval Academy on Wednesday stood up amid a sea of white dress uniforms and asked Navy Secretary Ray Mabus why the service was trying to make women look like men.”
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What Kindergarteners Taught Me About Gender | Batya Greenwald | TEDxCU

“Children begin to form a sense of gender identity between the ages of two and three. Cultural indoctrination or self-expression? With surprising and touching ...”
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Selfridges unveils its agender fashion campaign at Oxford Street store - Daily Mail

Selfridges unveils its agender fashion campaign at Oxford Street store - Daily Mail | Pink and Blue | Scoop.it
“Selfridges believe that shoppers no longer want to be defined or limited by their gender as to what they can wear. Instead they are able to shop for unisex or 'agender' clothing.”
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A call to action: Guide girls to dress with dignity - The Philadelphia Tribune

A call to action: Guide girls to dress with dignity - The Philadelphia Tribune | Pink and Blue | Scoop.it
Every so often, I write a column that gets me in trouble. Some would think I should have learned this lesson from my column of several years ago, “Where have all the good girls gone?” Boy, did I open up a can of worms!
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The Navy's new female uniforms draw fire at the Academy: 'Why are women ... - Washington Times

“Washington Times The Navy's new female uniforms draw fire at the Academy: 'Why are women ... Washington Times One change is to do away with distinct men and women's uniforms by making unisex clothing modeled after the men's style.”
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These Photos Of Androgynous Stunners Will Change The Way You Perceive ... - Huffington Post

These Photos Of Androgynous Stunners Will Change The Way You Perceive ... - Huffington Post | Pink and Blue | Scoop.it
“While celebrities including Grace Jones, David Bowie, Prince and Tilda Swinton are widely praised for their androgynous styles, individuals who live in the "real" world can face ridicule for”
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Texas mom teaches daughter lesson with gender-bending family photo - Chron.com

Texas mom teaches daughter lesson with gender-bending family photo - Chron.com | Pink and Blue | Scoop.it
“Chron.com Texas mom teaches daughter lesson with gender-bending family photo Chron.com "Only boys have short hair!" they chanted, turning what was an exciting and fresh start into something shameful or against the rules.”
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Early Years: Children as young as two can struggle with gender identity - WDBJ7

“With gender identity struggles making their way into the headlines now, some parents might wonder what's "normal" when it comes to their own child's behavior.”
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Gender class for kids!

“I talk a bit about my opinion of children, gender and how humanity can move past gender oppression. Enjoy :) Please like and Subscribe to see more V-logs and ...”
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Is Gender-Neutral Clothing the Future of Fashion? - TakePart

Is Gender-Neutral Clothing the Future of Fashion? - TakePart | Pink and Blue | Scoop.it
“Selfridges, the British department store, has launched a bold fashion experiment.”
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Beck Laxton On Bringing Up Her Child As Gender Neutral | This Morning

“Beck Laxton decided to bring up her son Sasha as gender neutral for the first five years of his life - she explains why Watch more videos from This Morning on ...”
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How His'n'Her Ponchos Became A Thing: A History Of Unisex Fashion - Smithsonian

“Smithsonian How His'n'Her Ponchos Became A Thing: A History Of Unisex Fashion Smithsonian Fashion is what got it there.”
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Is gender identity biologically hard-wired? - PBS NewsHour

Is gender identity biologically hard-wired? - PBS NewsHour | Pink and Blue | Scoop.it
“At an early age, 8-year-old Skyler Kelly began to let his parents know that what he looked like on the outside, a girl, is not how he felt on the inside.”
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One style suits all as unisex fashion gets on the agender - The Guardian

One style suits all as unisex fashion gets on the agender - The Guardian | Pink and Blue | Scoop.it
“The ‘genderless approach to fashion’ has gone mainstream, with Selfridges devoting a whole section to clothes everyone can wear”
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A Brief History of Unisex Fashion - Yahoo News UK

A Brief History of Unisex Fashion - Yahoo News UK | Pink and Blue | Scoop.it
“Androgynous mannequins wore unisex garments by designers such as Haider Ackermann, Ann Demeulemeester, and Gareth Pugh, and the store’s website got a similarly sexless redesign, displaying the same products on both male and female models.”
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