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This Gender-Norm Defying Ad Shows Boys Can (Obviously) Dress Like Princesses, Too

Toy stores have traditionally divvied up their stock by gender, each aisle a sea of blue or pink. Making progress toward more gender-neutral options for kids (both in terms of toys and clothes) has been slow. But here's a lovely dose of it's-about-time news: An ad by Irish toy company Smyths Toys features a boy dressed up as a princess, The Gaily Grind reported. In the video, "Oscar" explores a toy store and ends up riding a motorcycle, flying in space, and sitting on a throne as a queen.
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