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Telling the boys from the girls
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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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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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What my twins taught me about gender stereotypes - Washington Post

What my twins taught me about gender stereotypes - Washington Post | Pink and Blue | Scoop.it
“And then, poof, somewhere around their first birthday, it was as if the gender fairy flitted into our house and waved her magic wand, dusting them both with stereotypes.”
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Gallery: Fashion without gender - Independent Online

Gallery: Fashion without gender - Independent Online | Pink and Blue | Scoop.it
“Gallery: Fashion without gender Independent Online During her Mercedes Fashion Week Cape Town showcase last year, Blanc's models – male and female – swopped garments on the runway, leaving in no doubt the intended gender fluidity of the garments.”
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Sex and Unisex: Fashion, Feminism, and the Sexual Revolution - PopMatters

Sex and Unisex: Fashion, Feminism, and the Sexual Revolution - PopMatters | Pink and Blue | Scoop.it
“Three cultural tectonic plates came together to produce the gender revolution: the postwar baby boom, the sexual revolution, and the civil rights movement.”
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Gender-neutral fashion: Latest trend or here for the long run? - CTV News

Gender-neutral fashion: Latest trend or here for the long run? - CTV News | Pink and Blue | Scoop.it
“Gender-neutral styles have cycled in-and-out of high-end fashion for decades, but in recent years androgyny has gone mainstream.”
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Raising a gender fluid child in metro Atlanta - Creative Loafing Atlanta

Raising a gender fluid child in metro Atlanta - Creative Loafing Atlanta | Pink and Blue | Scoop.it
“Parents, kids, and teens could soon have more options and resources”
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Kids, Gender, and Being a Grownup: How Love Can Win Over Fear - Huffington Post

Kids, Gender, and Being a Grownup: How Love Can Win Over Fear - Huffington Post | Pink and Blue | Scoop.it
“Anti-bullying conversations and curricula sometimes "wimp out" by avoiding uncomfortable questions, like "How do I feel about a boy wearing a dress?" or "What are gender norms? Do we have to follow them?”
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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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Fashion frontier: Serving the 'gender-fluid masculine-identified queer female ... - Crain's New York Business

Fashion frontier: Serving the 'gender-fluid masculine-identified queer female ... - Crain's New York Business | Pink and Blue | Scoop.it
“E. Jaguar Beckford started Jag & Co. for "masculine-presenting women," she says.”
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Gender neutral: fashion for everyone - Irish Times

Gender neutral: fashion for everyone - Irish Times | Pink and Blue | Scoop.it
“There’s a truce in the battle of the sexes – at least in one corner of the fashion world”
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Gender-Neutral Clothes Are Trendy, But Not New — Humans Dressed Similarly ... - Smithsonian

“Gender-Neutral Clothes Are Trendy, But Not New — Humans Dressed Similarly ... Smithsonian Elsewhere in the world, gender neutral wraps of cloth or robes were also the norm for long periods.”
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Fluid Gender Identity Drives a Revolution in Design - New York Times

Fluid Gender Identity Drives a Revolution in Design - New York Times | Pink and Blue | Scoop.it
“Designers imbue products and graphics with subtler interpretations of gender.”
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Gender nonconforming children: Coming to terms with sexual identity - New Zealand Herald

Gender nonconforming children: Coming to terms with sexual identity - New Zealand Herald | Pink and Blue | Scoop.it
“A room full of dressing-up clothes: princess gowns and gauzy scarves and sundresses and skirts. A boy pulls a dress out of the pile, slips it on over his jeans, and asks me to zip him into it.”
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Pink and Blue: Communicating Gender to Children | Anthony Schullo | TEDxNorthCentralCollege

“What do our words and actions communicate to children about their gender roles? Anthony Schullo is a senior at North Central College majoring in Gender and ...”
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What Is Gender Binary? | This Is a Show For Parents of Gay* Kids | ULIVE

“SUBSCRIBE to ULIVE Family: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=ulivefamily The gender binary might not be as clear cut as black and ...”
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