I was shocked that clothing manufacturers somehow decided that only boys would enjoy having their favorite Star Wars characters on their underwear. That only boys would be interested in sci-fi and space.
See, by being born a girl, my daughter does not possess a special disability that prevents her from playing with regular or boy toys. But GoldieBlox seems to be telling my girl that she is too girl to play with the myriad of award-winning (boy) toys in the market.
I'm now the mother of two young sons who have female doctors and female soccer teammates and a female Senator. Maybe I haven't been watching the messages we're sending little girls these days as vigilantly as I should be, but I naively assumed that we were still mostly on the right path.