Want to be an activist? Start with your toys | McKenna Pope

https://download.ted.com/talks/McKennaPope_2013Y-480p.mp4?apikey=172BB350-0008McKenna Pope’s younger brother loved to cook, but he worried about using an Easy-Bake Oven — because it was a toy for girls. So at age 13, Pope started an online petition for the American toy company Hasbro to change the pink-and-purple color scheme on the classic toy and incorporate boys into its TV marketing. In a heartening talk, Pope makes the case for gender-neutral toys and gives a rousing call to action to all kids who feel powerless.