Category Archives: gender

Diane Humetewa is the United States’s first female Native American Federal Judge and a hero of ours here at AbyD. Confirmed last year, she is doing a great job fairly interpreting the law for the state of Arizona. At AbyD, … Continue reading

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As you’ve likely read in the news over the last week, megastore Target has announced that it will remove gender-based signage in its toy, bedding, and home decor sections. We here at AcuteByDesign are especially interested in the toy department. … Continue reading

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Matsue Wiles created the bright and gorgeous illustrations for AcuteByDesign’s recent release The Lost Bicycle, by Cory Hills. We noticed lots of different influences in her style and thought we’d ask her about her background and what inspires her art. … Continue reading

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  In our last blog post, we talked about gender roles and stereotypes in children’s books, how they may adversely affect children and the AbyD take on gender and children’s books. If you missed Part 1, click here Now, we … Continue reading

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At first glance, it may not look like a big deal to hand a girl a book about princesses and a boy a book about pirates – but it might have more of an impact than you think. What messages … Continue reading

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