February 21, 2024

By Cheri Mossburg | CNN

Main retailers in California at the moment are required to have gender-neutral toy aisles below a brand new state legislation.

The legislation, which went into impact Monday, stems from a 2021 invoice within the California legislature requiring toy retailers with a bodily location within the state and not less than 500 staff “to take care of a gender-neutral part or space to be labeled on the discretion of the retailer.”

California Assemblymember Evan Low stated he was impressed to introduce this invoice by an 8-year-old lady who requested, “Why ought to a retailer inform me what a woman’s shirt or toy is?”

“Her invoice will assist youngsters categorical themselves freely and with out bias. We have to let youngsters be youngsters,” Low stated.