Signs that tell you where things are located are great when you’re shopping.
Supermarket, You had one job. pic.twitter.com/2F8qyvUIkm
— You had one job (@_youhadonejob) August 10, 2015
Well, mostly. One bit of signage that recently came under fire are the signs for “Girls’ Building Sets” in Target’s toy section.
— Abi Bechtel (@abianne) June 1, 2015
Target listened and has announced it will be removing gendered signage in the toys and children’s bedding sections.
— People magazine (@people) August 10, 2015
Many people are upset about Target’s decision.
Wow @Target, you’ve really gone too far w/this gender neutralization thing! I thought it was a joke at first but you’ve become a joke now!
— Kimmy (@kimmyncal) August 11, 2015
In fact, consumers have stated they will no longer be shopping at Target.
@Target looks like I won’t be shopping there again. Gender neutrality & being politically correct is downright dumb
— George Pickett (@quarantine09) August 11, 2015
— John Stiles (@jp_sitles) August 11, 2015
Well… this is awkward. Remember when the Supreme Court of the United States said banning gay marriage is unconstitutional and people said they were moving to Canada, where gay marriage has been legal for a decade? It turns out both Walmart and Toys R Us removed gendered signage in their stores years ago as well.
Target Corp. is following retailers including Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Toys R Us Inc. by removing gender-based… http://t.co/qbGQmsXgHK
— Nadia abbas (@Abbasnadia96) August 10, 2015
Don’t worry, parents, it turns out the best resource for finding what toys your kids want is still here. Just ask your children what they want.