gender

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Gender Isn’t Binary In The Animal World, Either

Gender isn’t binary with humans... we as humans need to remain aware that the traditional boy and girl labels are declining. Read...
Catherine Bartlett of Role Reboot    |   03.6.19   |   SHARE
Culture
Gender stereotypes in movies and on TV shows are more than persistent; they're teaching kids what the culture expects of boys and girls.

Gender Stereotypes Are Messing with Your Kid

Gender stereotypes in movies and on TV shows are more than persistent; they're teaching kids what the culture expects of boys and girls. Read...
Common Sense Media    |   01.4.19   |   SHARE
Families
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I’m Genderfluid And Here’s What I’d Like You To Know

Engaging with a genderfluid person on a deeper level than appearance will mean so much more to them and help them feel accepted and seen. Read...
Leah Peterson    |   10.23.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
I keep waiting for the wane of the “gender reveal party,” one of the most widely-disparaged-on-social-media parenting trends.

12 Alternatives To A Gender Reveal Party

I keep waiting for the wane of the “gender reveal party,” one of the most widely-disparaged-on-social-media parenting trends. Read...
Lindsay King-Miller of Role Reboot    |   10.22.18   |   SHARE
Families
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Why Misgendering Me Makes Me Feel Like My Body Is A Problem

Queer people have to work hard for individualized respect. We exist in a culture that forces us into a two-and-only-two sex and gender binary. Read...
Jamie Bushell    |   10.4.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
Women can still be punished for speaking up about domestic violence, and not just by losing a job but by a legal system that fails to protect them.

When Speaking Up About Domestic Violence Gets You Sued

Women can still be punished for speaking up about domestic violence, and not just by losing a job but by a legal system that fails to protect them. Read...
Dena Landon    |   06.18.18   |   SHARE
Voices
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This Is What It’s Like To Be An Intersex Woman

As an intersex woman, I don’t fit into the gender binary. Read...
Lavelle Wollam of SHESAID    |   04.27.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
Non-binary invisibility affects mental health.

We Need To Talk About How Non-Binary Invisibility Affects Mental Health

It’s both comforting and disturbing knowing that my experiences navigating as a non-binary person are not unique. This is non-binary invisibility. Read...
Tris Mamone    |   03.20.18   |   SHARE
Minds