Katie Hinde made a powerful statement when she moved a few NASA-themed shirts from the boys’ to the girls’ section at a big box store. But she also prompted mixed responses from people who say the move made the day more difficult for the store’s employees — which isn’t ideal.
Hinde, a scientist who’s on Twitter as @Mammals_Suck, noticed while shopping on Monday that all the children’s NASA shirts she saw at the store were in the boys’ section. Obviously, those optics weren’t good — girls should feel just as empowered as boys to be interested in the space program. So Hinde moved the shirts to the girls’ section. And later that day, she tweeted a photo of her handiwork. Read more…
from Mashable http://mashable.com/2017/06/13/target-nasa-shirts-sexism/
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