Since Sojo was little, she has hated wearing dresses. Just hated it. When she was old enough to express herself, she let us know this. So, long ago, we stopped buying her dresses and asked others to do the same as they just sat in the closet. Plus, as Sojo says, "You have to be who you are." True that, kiddo. She has her own style, and she is happy with it.
So, this year, when her class was writing persuasive speeches, she wrote hers on gender roles. The kids literally got on boxes to share their speeches with the school, and it was glorious watching her share her views on gender with others. At the end of the day, her message was to accept people for who they are, not what they wear or do. Plus, she despises how stores have signs for toys that are boy toys and girl toys.
Seriously proud of her conviction at such a young age. I can only imagine what she will be like as she ages. Extra cute bonus points for dressing up by wearing a tie.