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... to the fact that without being perceived as a girl and expectation of she acting as a girl, Madison are provided with more options as she was playing to be boy so that she was considered to be a girl and a boy at the same time. For instance, she can wear clothes in boy’s style and she can wear girls’ clothes at any time if she wants to. Therefore, Madison was provided with more privilege and benefits that for both boys and girls rather than just girls (Blaise & Taylor, 2012). As Holland and Harpin (2015, 2013) suggested, girls who are acting as tomboy do not align with boys essentially, while they put themselves in the position of the opposite side to normative femininity. However, gender equity would not make more progress if “tomboy” behaviour is still within by heterosexual matrix, as the relations between genders have not been reversed (Blaise & Taylor, 2012).
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