[Ads-l] "Tomboy" to be replaced by ...

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Fri Oct 16 01:10:54 UTC 2015


"gender-nonconformist" or "gender-expansive."  [I'm not sure if the second is meant to be a noun or just an adjective.]

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/15/fashion/where-have-all-the-tomboys-gone.html

Atticus Finch has been discredited.  Will Scout now also have to change her colors?

Joel


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