This 8-Year-Old Boy's Beautiful Outfits Destroy Gender Stereotypes

This 8-Year-Old Boy's Beautiful Outfits Destroy Gender Stereotypes

Meet Jamie.

He is an 8-year-old boy who likes to wear dresses and skirts. 

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And when his sister puts some makeup on him, it's the happiest she's ever seen him. 

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But his dad doesn't allow him to wear these clothes, even if its just in the house.

Because "dresses are made for girls and gay men."

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His sister doesn't agree. 

"Wearing dresses doesn't mean Jamie is gay, it means that he likes wearing dresses," she wrote on Tumblr.

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Anyone should be able to dress however they want. 

"The only thing I want is for my brother to be happy," she wrote. "I just want him to be able to be himself 24/7."

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• Gender Stereotyping Begins at Just 3 Months Old, According to Science
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• Why Brands Shouldn't Just Focus on the Rainbow During LGBTQ Pride — But the Cause Itself

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Hayley Wilbur

Hayley is a staff writer at Mic, covering style. Say hi: hayley@mic.com.

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