Learning the ins-and-outs of parenting a transgender child is made easier by the recent outpouring of stories, suggestions, and advice from families all over the world who are making theContinue reading “Becoming the Parent of a Trans Child”
Tag Archives: gender roles
Girl Scouts is for Every Girl
It’s cookie season! This article from last year (2015) highlights one of the many reasons to support the Troupes! Girl Scouts Choose Transgender Girls Over $100,000 Donation “In 2012, whenContinue reading “Girl Scouts is for Every Girl”
Wake Up, It’s Christmas! (plus 35 links to make you a better ally)
I’ve vacillated mightily today. I’ve cried tears of joy and rage. I’ve imagined a thousand weddings and mentally designed two thousand rhinestoned gowns, all while cursing the proprietary and historically oppressive institution. I’ve been excited, then furious with myself for being excited about something so freaking stupid.
Gender Performance is Hazardous to your Health
The social experience of gender expectation is more than just unfair – it can be hazardous to your health. Exploration of the impact of gender roles has to go deeperContinue reading “Gender Performance is Hazardous to your Health”
Being a “Nice Guy” doesn’t make you a feminist ally.
“Passivity is still Complicity.” In this article, Erin Tatum breaks down the complex forces at work regarding men and their relationship with feminism. While an increasing number of men may acknowledgeContinue reading “Being a “Nice Guy” doesn’t make you a feminist ally.”
Damsels not in distress
Article excerpt via NPR: “The Guardian Princesses, they are more like, go there and do it for yourself,” Marco says. “You can do anything you put your mind into. YouContinue reading “Damsels not in distress”