What's sex got to do with Happy meal toys :)




It is interesting how toys are specially aimed towards a specific gender.

I remember how in birthday parties, the staff always asked about the number of girls and boys in the party so that they could provide the correct number of toys for each gender. In my experience as a child eating at fast food restaurants, my mother always had to specify girl toys for my sisters and aboy toy for me, in our happy meals. Also what about the pink trucks and all. Its funny how colors are also related to a gender. It is very interesting how advertising on TV sets children up to fit into a specific gender-roles, norms, and everything else that comes with it.

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