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Tuesday 11 March 2014

'Ban Bossy': Viral Video

This is very cool. And important. For girls - and boys - to watch. Heck, man and women. On its way to being viral NOW, it shows Beyoncé, Condoleezza Rice and Jane Lynch unite in the quest to ban the word 'bossy'. Watch:

You can read more - and pledge to ban 'bossy' here.

Says the site:
"When a little boy asserts himself, he's called a “leader.” Yet when a little girl does the same, she risks being branded “bossy.” Words like bossy send a message: don't raise your hand or speak up. By middle school, girls are less interested in leading than boys—a trend that continues into adulthood. Together we can encourage girls to lead."

Join the conversation by using this hashtag: #banbossy

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