How awesome is this?

A dad changed the code of a video game so the protagonist was female instead of male, and his 3 year old daughter would grow up in a world where women fight and search on their own and prevail over danger.

He wrote, “as you might imagine I’m not having my daughter growing up thinking girls don’t get to be the hero and rescue their little brothers.”

The story is here, and he also includes instructions for doing it yourself. I love that his solution is not to accept the way gender stereotypes seem to bleed into everything, or even to whine about them – but to change them. And that he describes his desires for his daughter as self evident. How awesome.

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