Editorial: Toying with us: California’s new law on gender-neutral toy sections

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New York Daily News

California legislation just signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom requires all large stores to “maintain a gender-neutral section or area … in which a reasonable selection of the items and toys for children that it sells shall be displayed, regardless of whether they have been traditionally marketed for either girls or for boys.” Having been led by many daughters through many toy sections, we have a few questions. Legos (excluding Lego Friends, a pandering, pastel-hued offshoot of the main brand) are traditionally marketed to boys. But lots of girls love them too. Does anything in existing stores’ des…

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