It all starts with the PINK and the BLUE
Her dolls, her dresses, building blocks to her room – we think it needs to be PINK
The boy is welcomed with BLUE, but why? – he hardly has a clue
What if one sees a boy with a little shade of pink, or a girl with a little shade of blue –
we stare, and probably think how dare? A little discomfort, a smirk or a frown
Is it really fair, or rather should we really care?
I ponder on and realize it all starts with us having two discrete sets of characteristics etched in our minds under the “Blue” (read boys) and “Pink” (read girls) categories. This is the very outcome of our social conditioning – every little girl is expected to be the right shade of pink and every little boy goes through an equal pressure to get all the attributes under the blue list for him to be…
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