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A Woman’s Place

Tina Ledger is author of ‘The Angry Lesbian’: a gender, sexuality and current events blog, dedicated to continuing discussions on queerness & feminism.

From an incredibly young age, our society’s gender expectations are made evident; young girls are given dolls houses, hair accessories and toy kitchen wear/dinner sets to entertain themselves with, whereas boys are handed fishing rods, footballs, tennis rackets and other sporting equipment. Essentially, boys are handed freedom, whereas girl’s gendered toys keep her confined in the home.