There is no cooler way to explore the intergalactic realm of superheroes than gushing over the Power Rangers. I know I definitely rooted for my favorite Ranger, Kimberly, the one adorned in pink. Not blue (Billy C.), red, or green, the apparently masculine identities, but pink. What were my parents to do?
Only recently has pop culture dictated that gender can be categorized into color. Boys and girls are blue and pink, respectively. Vicki Larson discusses the issue of color in gender, with a gentle nod to the Power Rangers, in this article she wrote for The Good Men Project.
Anymore, men are only expected to wear pink if they’re gay or have established themselves as untouchably masculine. What say you of barely feminine women wearing pink? Is it cause for fire alarms, pointed fingers, and slander? Consider what you’re saying when you wrap your baby girl in a pink bib coated in flowers and tiaras.