Dad: Why do you think they do that?
Girl: Because the companies who make these try to trick the girls into buying the pink stuff instead of stuff boys want to buy. [x]
that awkward moment when a child understands the harm of forcing gender roles better than most grown male politicians.
At work the other day this girl was in with her dad and she wanted to get this game. And as they were leaving the store without buying anything, the dad said to the little girl “Oh, you don’t want that game that’s for boys. You’re a pretty princess, you don’t want that.” I wanted to scream.