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She Was Excited To Start Reading Her Giant Monster Book. Until She Read This One Sentence.

Little Parker is officially my newest and youngest feminist hero, and all because of a book about bugs. Check out the video below to see why she wouldn't let this publisher off the hook.

She Was Excited To Start Reading Her Giant Monster Book. Until She Read This One Sentence.
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If you can't watch the video, don't fret! I've put together the highlights just for you!

7-year-old Parker went to the library in search of something fun to read.


But when she flipped over the book, she was in for a surprise.



So Parker wrote a letter to the publisher.

A month later, they wrote her back!


And how does the new series make Parker feel?

Not only is Parker one impressive little girl, but she's on to something! Who says girls can't like bugs, pirates, monsters, or trucks? And on that same note, it's totally OK if a little boy doesn't want to read about "boy" things. Children's books shouldn't be exclusively for boys or exclusively for girls — they should be for everyone! Let's agree that kids should be who they are without their books and toys dictating what they should and shouldn't enjoy.

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Joe Biden reversed Donald Trump's ban on transgender people serving in the military earlier this year, allowing the entire LGBTQ community to serve for the first time.

Anti-gay sentiment in the U.S. military goes as far back as 1778 when Lieutenant Frederick Gotthold Enslin was convicted at court-martial on charges of sodomy and perjury. The military would go on to make sodomy a crime in 1920 and worthy of dishonorable discharge.

In 1949 the Department of Defense standardized its anti-LGBT regulations across the military, declaring: "Homosexual personnel, irrespective of sex, should not be permitted to serve in any branch of the Armed Forces in any capacity, and prompt separation of known homosexuals from the Armed Forces is mandatory."

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