Gender-normative

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Definition
A gender-normative image ‘is one that delimits the possibilities for children of either gender by reinforcing stereotyped expectations such as boys preferring to play only with blocks while girls preferring dramatic play in a kitchen.’ (GLSEN, 2016: 4).

References
GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network). 2016. Ready, Set, Respect! GLSEN’s Elementary School Toolkit. New York: GLSEN. Retrieved from: https://www.glsen.org/sites/default/files/GLSEN%20Ready%20Set%20Respect.pdf

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