I will never forget the scene in Ken Loach's I, Daniel Blake when the character Katie gets taken into the backroom of a shop for trying to steal tampons because she is too poor to afford them.
We live in a world full to bursting with diversity and to deny any child experience of that is dangerous in my opinion. How about teaching children to accept everyone? And that there are no rules about clothing and gender?
What Morgan wants is a type of gender equality that doesn't rock his pedestal. It's a pop-political liberal cool where women have the vote, have jobs, and are allowed opinions. If you try and go any further than that you are quickly labelled rabid.
How the internet is trying to fix gender bias.
The amount of sexism on the internet is depressingly self-evident. Women in particular who speak their minds online are frequently
As a lesbian living in today's society freedom of speech is a tool I hold dear to my heart. In the UK the LGBTQ community, by law, has the luxury of freedom of speech; some of us are able to embrace it and use it for all its worth. Some of us are not so able to.
The policy's main criticism so far is that the number of new fathers signing up is low, with many blaming cultural stereotypes for their hesitation. Employers need to address this by making role models more visible and openly communicating the available options around shared parental leave.
Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg has spoken out about the importance of acknowledging bias towards women and ethnic minorities
We bring gender baggage with us at all times, and consciously and subconsciously we cloud our children's world with subtle and not so subtle messages. Many parents who think they are gender unbiased, actually aren't.
Make a commitment that next time you hear a female friend or colleague describing an assertive women as aggressive, pushy or a 'ball-breaker', to take her aside and say why this view has to change.