Boys delenda est: UK considers banning “gender stereotyped” adverts.

If you doubt BSA Inc’s attack on all things “boy” is accidental, or even mere cuckery to please their corporate and government masters, then explain how they differ from the latest UK diktat-apparent that effectively outlaws boys on commercial advertising.

From the London Daily Mail:

 

Adverts that portray gender stereotypes with boys as daring and girls as caring face being banned by crackdown watchdogs

  • Ads relying on gender stereotypes in their portrayal of children could be banned
  • Under rules boys seen typically as daring and girls as caring would be ruled out
  • Some brands have already taken measures to end what they see as stereotyping

Ads that rely on gender stereotypes in their portrayal of children could be banned in a crackdown by industry watchdogs.

The Committee of Advertising Practice is considering introducing rules that could effectively outlaw stereotypical characteristics such as boys being daring or girls being caring in adverts.

Clothing brand Gap appears to have ruffled a few feathers with it's latest advertising campaign, above, branded sexist by Twitter users

Author: Renegade Scouter

Boy Scouting is for boys -- Help us save BSA from itself.

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