9-Year-Old Girl Challenges Sexist Advertising | Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls

Hey Smarties, allow me to introduce Adair Mahoney from North Carolina. Yeah, she may only be 9 years old, but this girl is taking action against hyper-gendered advertising and we think it’s totally awesome. While shopping online at Vineyard Vines with her Mom, Adair noticed a difference in the description of boys vs. girls pajama pants. The boys’ pants were called ‘Lounge’ pants, while girls’ pants were called ‘Lazy’ pants. This discrepancy, naturally, didn’t sit well with her. In an interview with ABC News, she said,”I thought, uh, did they really just call me lazy? Why do boys get to ‘lounge,’ but when girls just want to spend the day chilling on the couch in pajamas after a trying week of third grade, they’re lazy?” So, Adair took matters into her own hands. She wrote a letter to Vineyard Vines pointing out that, “boys and girls and men and women should all be treated the same. I don’t want to wear lazy pants because it makes me feel bad. Can’t we all just wear comfy pants?”

Source: 9-Year-Old Girl Challenges Sexist Advertising | Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls

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