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Thursday, May 30, 2024
May 30 , 2024

“Girl Math” Doesn’t Add Up

“Girl math” turned into the idea that girls aren’t as skilled in math as boys by implying that we take a more simplified, airheaded approach to the subject. While they appear to be innocuous terms on the surface, the core of popular “girl” trends like this one are subtly reinforcing the infantilization of women by perpetuating harmful stereotypes that limit our autonomy and potential as a whole.

Laura Martella