Halloween may be over but Target’s costume flyer is still getting attention. Once again, Target shows what an inclusive company they are. The ad features a young girl with leg braces, dressed as Frozen’s Elsa. A simple move by Target has meant so much to so many parents and kids. Jen Spickenagel Kroll is one of them, and she took to Facebook to show her gratitude
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I love you. Thank you for including a child with braces and
Let’s set the scene: It’s Wednesday morning, you want to get the kids out of the house and you have a few things to buy so you head out to Target to spend triple what you intended. The sounds of shoppers furiously filling their carts with items they didn’t know they needed in the background, the taste of Starbucks pumpkin spice is tickling your tongue then suddenly the sounds of someone getting hot and heavy fills the store.
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This week Frito-Lay launched Doritos Rainbows. It’s a limited edition version of the chips to raise money for the “It Gets Better” campaign. Gay and Bisexual youth are 4 times more likely, and questioning youth are 3 times more likely, to attempt suicide as their straight peers. Nearly half of transgender youth have considered taking their lives, and one-quarter report having made a suicide attempt. It Gets Better‘s goal is to prevent these suicides by having … Keep Reading!!!
Let’s just crown Mike Melgaard the king of trolling right now. Since the announcement of the end of gender signage in Target their facebook page has been full of people’s opinions. Mike decided to create the “Ask ForHelp” account, using the Target logo to troll the negative comments.
It’s actually a lesser known commandment: thou shalt not play with Barbies if thou hast a penis.
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As we told you last week, Target has started removing unnecessary gendering in their stores (mainly on toys and entertainment). While they have heard from many presents on this issue over the years, it seems one tweet may have forced Target to take notice and fix its gender signage.
Early in June Abi Bechtel made, as she says, “a one-off, eye-rolling Tweet “. It wasn’t meant to start a movement but 3,000 retweets later it was hard for Target … Keep Reading!!!
Today, on their website, Target announced that their toy section will no longer have gender specific signage. Customers have been asking for this for quite some time and Target has finally listened.
While their stores won’t be completely free of gender division it is a huge step. They have said their clothing will still have gender-based signage but that they recognize toys, home or entertainment products do not need to be separated by gender.
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Earlier this month Target’s company breastfeeding policy was released. It outlines how employees should handle and interact with nursing mothers in their stores.
It contains a few key points
– That customers can breastfeeding openly in any area of their stores.
– That if a customer would like to nurse in a fitting room they are to be given priority over others who are waiting.
– If approached by a mother always offer the fitting room for private nursing, never … Keep Reading!!!