The backlash against gender reveals is largely down to the fact that gender is a social construct based around traits which are culturally deemed masculine or feminine – unlike sex which is a biological trait.
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Some critics of gender reveals have argued that they reinforce cultural preconceptions about gender – such as girls wearing pink and boys wearing blue – that can be damaging to children who don’t want to conform to traditional gender roles.
However, the couple's video has received a mostly positive response on Twitter – with more than 65,000 retweets since Saturday.
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