Why is celebrating goals unfeminine?

There was a huge uproar after the USWNT’s 13-0 win against Thailand during the last World Cup.  People were upset...
There was a huge uproar after the USWNT’s 13-0 win against Thailand during the last World Cup.  People were upset at the score line, the US players celebrating scoring goals or both.  The prevailing sentiment was that it was unbecoming to “run up the score.” Did the USWNT run up the score? Yes, the USWNT scored a lot of goals.  But that does not mean it was unsportsmanlike.  You can argue it is piling on to keep scoring after 5...
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Turning boys into girls? Not us.

beeniebean.com's messaging says all options are accessible and open to all genders.  Let kids be kids and allow their talents and interests to lead.

Why can’t we let boys be boys and girls be girls?  This , NOT these   What are we at beeniebean.com trying to do?  That has been a common question directed at an ad we put out 3 weeks ago.  They are telling us there are genetic, physiological and psychological differences between the genders they should be celebrated.   We see problems with that kind of thinking.  It assumes gender is binary and there is nocross over.   It ignores the spectrum of...
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Why pay $20 for a t-shirt?

Shirts priced to reflect highest quality, softest product hand decorated in Portland, OR
Take your kids to any play ground and you will see boys and girls running, jumping, climbing.  But the boys are in practical, sturdy, comfortable clothes, while the girls are in “pretty,” dainty and whimsical clothes.   beeniebean’s core value is letting kids be kids.  That means letting them play, explore and express themselves without being funneled into gender stereo types.  The key way we are doing this is by fighting for gender equality in their clothes.   We offer...
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Let Kids Be Who They Are - Smash Gender Norms With B...

Kids need clothes they feel comfortable in - physically and emotionally. They need clothes that help them express their interests, aspirations, and activities. Clothes that allow them to explore and play wherever it takes them. Clothes that let them celebrate who they are and the things they accomplish. That let them actually dream big, not just "big" within a little box.
Our culture crams kids into tight little categories like 1-inch pegs in 3/4-inch holes.  Some say "just be who you are" but at the same time the stuff around us says just be who you are as long as it fits in one of two tidy little boxes. We've essentially created two funnels and insist that every kid squeeze down one or the other. This is a problem, people. And some folks wonder why teenagers struggle so much with self-confidence....
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