aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,
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Should you push a more open society or just let it happen?

Sweden now has two publishers dedicating to erasing stereotypes. A news story says, “The publisher for instance makes sure girls are not always dressed in pink and boys in blue, that dad is not necessarily the one rushing off to work while mom stays home whipping up dinner and that same-sex parents are portrayed as a natural part of life.”

A literary critic says, "You cannot write a book simply because you want it to be gender equal. You can however write a good book that is gender equal, but as soon as you can see the thought behind the book, I think the artistic side has failed."

Read the news story here.

What do you think?



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