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Pointlessly Gendered Products

This board is a collection of products separated into male and female versions. Sound innocuous? Here's why it's a problem and who it hurts: http://thesocietypages.org/socimages/2015/01/20/five-reasons-why-pointlessly-gendered-products-are-a-problem/
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Pointlessly gendered ice cream sandwiches. Thanks Kate! https://twitter.com/katefcairns/status/738522113217155072/photo/1

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Pink razors and blue razors should cost the same under gender-pricing measure the California Senate just approved

Pointlessly gendered AND pointlessly overpriced...

Pink razors and blue razors should cost the same under gender-pricing measure the California Senate just approved

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These lozenges are only for people who catch the MANFLU.

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This lip balm looks like an outdoor first aid kit, so you know it's for men. Just men.

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This comb can only comb men's hair. Sorry ladies.

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Only men can drink this water.

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This umbrella is only for men.

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Pointlessly gendered nail buffers

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Pointlessly gendered epsom salts. Now men can take soothing baths, too. But it's for their muscles, obvi.

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Pointlessly gendered songbooks from Emily S!: "Saw this when I was shopping for music for my piano students... Here's the songlists of each: Boys' Songs: Barkin' Beau Big Chief Running Bear Daydreams and Sunbeams Frogs and Snakes King Tut Space Invaders Spinfest Girl's Songs: Astronaut Wannabe Babysitter Boogie Cleopatra's Lament It's My Secret! Rollerblader Instigator Waltz for a Princess" Astronaut "wannabe"!?!?!!?

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Socks for boys and girls differ by color only. Thanks to Philip Cohen for this one!

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Trail mix for women. Thanks @ mica_amy!

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coloring book for guys (thanks @ gracespelman and @ cariromm!)

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Needlessly gendered wine-in-a-can. A pretty straightforward example of androcentric, femininity-hating marketing to men.

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DBChen on Twitter: "@SocImages more #needlesslygenderedproducts https://t.co/Fmj4Xpr0IP"

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Gendered food. Thanks @ Rainfed5!

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DIRTYBOY Laundry Detergent for Men (thanks @ bfwriter!)

DIRTYBOY Laundry Detergent for Men

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Pointlessly gendered shower products. "Feel gorgeous" vs. "feel invigorated." Thanks @ day_jess and @ letclothesbeclothes!)

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Gendered margaritas. Thanks @ DBChen!

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Pointlessly gendered ice cream (thanks @ kirsty_nicol and @ genderteach!)

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Pointlessly gendered birthday cards (thanks @ OMGchronicles!)

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Mathangi on Twitter: "As today's subject for unnecessarily gendered things we have : http://t.co/hpcoClcJvY"

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Pointlessly gendered basketball "for males."

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Pointlessly gendered basketball "for males."

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Pointlessly gendered Diaper Bag - "Modular. Technical. Tough." Lol. (thanks @ e_w_anderson!)

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