This is my kid and she is 5
She wanted to take hulk with her to school today, and she was so happy that i took her pic. she loves avengers, she watched the movie multiple times, and she always asks me for their action figures, especially from Black widow and Iron man but unfurtunally She only got the Hulk one that was from her older cousin (not only because i´m broke but also i cant find any black widow anywhere) but thats not why i´m really freaking mad…..
As soon as she got to the school her teacher looked at her, and with wide eyes and a disgusted voice and said
You, with a Hulk doll? well that is surprising
so i immediately stepped in and asked the teacher to please pay attention during play time, because i didnt want her to have a hard time with the boys,
after i picked her up the teacher told me that everything went ok. that my baby had gave the toy to the boys and went to play something else.. that struck me as really weird, because Nico was really exited about playing with her friend and his Capitan america. so on the way home i asked what happened
They took him away and didnt let me play with them because i´m a girl, they also tripped me so i fell during P.E, but i didnt see who did it.
She also told me that the teacher did nothing, not even when she fell and cried….
But the worst part is that she spent 40 minutes back home hugging her hulk and giving it kisses and telling me how she didn’t want to take it again to school because she didn’t want her friends to be mean and take it away again, but my heart really broke when she asked me
Could you please take care of him tomorrow when i will be at school?
he is brave but i don’t want him to be alone
Now we will sit to watch Avengers again with a bucket of pop corn and the hulk. but i know that it will be a long long time before i manege to convince her that she doesn’t have to hide the fact that she loves these heroes, and that the problem is with the other boys not with her.
This story will be heard, dammit.
Angry tears. Some one send Ruffalo to hold this girls hand and stare disapprovingly at that teacher.
Wow, this is so relevant - it’s the precursor of the “fake geek girl” syndrome, and it’s starting in kindergarten.
Dammit, now I want to go find a line of comic books about girl-friendly superheroes and someone rich enough to make them into movies that are so cool all the little boys want to be the main characters, too.
Actually crying right now. Also, that last comment.