Sam, the first educational transgender toyby Editorial Staff - 2017.07.03
A transgender toy named Sam helps teach parents and children about gender identity. Sam is a tool designed to help children understand what it means to grow up as a transgender child. Sam is a nesting doll made up six different dolls intended for ages three and up. Each of Sam’s layers represent a different stage of gender exploration. The transgender doll was created by Gender Creative Kids Canada, a nonprofit organization sought out to create a safe space for gender creative children in Montreal. The organization hopes that Sam will help fight against transphobia before it begins. Their page also teaches families about the dangers of transphobia. Gender Creative Kids Canada is looking to raise CA$ 137,500 (€92755) for Sam’s production. Sam will be ready to ship Spring 2018 if the goal is reached.
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