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tag: gender stereotype

How Do Men and Women Approach Problems?

When I am working with couples, the men may talk a lot about wanting to be appreciated and having a partner who can help them; they seem to want loyalty and they want to engage in activities like hiki…

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Boys Will Be Pink Boys: Unconventional Gender Identity

As it has been pointed out to me numerous times, I like to write about gender issues on this blog. Some assume I do it because it is provocative and progressive, or that maybe I struggle with such…

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Gender is What Gender Ain’t: Can We Raise Gender-Neutral Children?

The other afternoon I was at the park with my child (the place where parents quietly and surreptitiously compare other children to their own) and I was introduced to a sort of hellion child with all o…

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A Boy Named Sue: Gender Shaming and Stereotypes With Boys

A recent kerfuffle has gained traction on the internet (what doesn't gain traction on the internet these days?) regarding a mock-up for an advertisement depicting a young boy, seemingly enjoying himse…

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