Josh Kronberg-Rasner was the only openly gay employee at a food service company in Casper, Wyo. He was fired in 2012 shortly after being assigned a new manager. Miles Bryan/Wyoming Public Media hide caption

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If men and women aspire to operate as equals, does a man still pay the bill on a date? Should he hold open a door? Pull out his date's chair? iStockphoto hide caption

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Lindolfo Carballo, an immigrant from El Salvador, meets his son, Raynel, outside school. In El Salvador, he says, families often "teach their boys one thing and their girls differently." He's trying to set a different example for his children. Sarah Tilotta for NPR hide caption

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Hasbro's pink Easy-Bake Oven is under fire for reinforcing gender stereotypes. Peggy Turbett /The Plain Dealer/Landov hide caption

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