Below, some notes from the barricades of social engineering, starting with Gillette’s latest bid to get attention. By way of introduction, that’s a little girl lathering up and it’s her father who is encouraging the pretense of maleness.
Gillette has form, so it is perhaps no surprise that the razor company’s initial effort to demean biological men has now been surpassed by the elevation of faux males as the gender ideal.
Then there is Arthur, a kiddie cartoon series produced by America’s Public Broadcasting System. Below, a snippet of the show and the creator’s case for introducing pre-pubescent children to his favoured variety of sexuality.