Scottish Parliament Bans ‘Gingerbread Men’ in Coffee Shop Due to Sexism Concerns

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by Kat Timpf,

from National Review,

Cookies are not to blame for sexual harassment.

Scotland’s Parliament has made the decision to ban “gingerbread men” from a coffee shop at its capitol over concerns that the name of the cookie perpetuates sexism.

Each of these cookies will now instead be called a “gingerbread person,” according to an article in Express.

According to the news source, the change was made after it was discovered that more than 30 percent of female ministers in Holyrood said that they had suffered some sort of sexual harassment.

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