Topic: Gender

Teen Amazingly Convinces McDonald’s To Stop Offering ‘Girls’ And ‘Boys’ Toys

Teen Amazingly Convinces McDonaldâs To Stop Offering âGirlsâ And âBoysâ Toys

When Antonia Ayers-Brown was 11-years-old, she wrote a letter to the CEO of McDonald’s to “ask him to change the way his stores sold Happy Meals.” She was frustrated after hearing “do you want a boy toy or a girl toy” endlessly, and decided to do something about it. She told him asking the gender of children receiving toys was akin to asking at a job interview “whether someone wanted a man’s job or a woman’s job.” She wasn’t satisfied with their response. More »