Gender equality is based on the principle that all people should be treated with respect, dignity, and fairness, regardless of their gender identity or expression. Many traditional playing cards depict a hierarchy of male figures in the court cards, and reinforce old stereotypes. Accordingly, decks that feature gender-neutral designs, reversed male/female roles, non-binary court cards or gender-neutral suits are emerging. Some common barriers to gender equality are outdated stereotypes, biases and prejudices.
“And Marriage For All” playing cards promoting equal marriage rights for same-sex couples.
Playing cards for gender equality, created on the 500th anniversary of classic French cards