gender

  1. Living

    Dear internet: Quit hating on any writer with a vagina

    I am a writer on the internet. I also have a vagina. As a female blogger, there's one hard-and-fast rule I have learned from other...
  2. K-12

    My son's nail polish isn't a political statement

    When my son asks to have his nails painted, I paint them. It isn't a political statement. I'm letting my 5-year-old express himself...
  3. K-12

    Here are the only 6 Guardians of the Galaxy Gamora toys on the entire internet

    Love Guardians of the Galaxy ? You're in luck. You can buy Peter Quill's mix tape, a Groot backpack or a Rocket Raccoon doll. Love...
  4. Living

    New study says women are viewed as less competent and more gullible

    You know that nagging fear you have when making a big purchase like a car or home that you might be getting ripped off? According to...
  5. Tips & Advice

    Mom tells Lands' End that girls like science, and they listened

    Are girls "adorable" and boys "mighty?" That's a question that a mom asked Lands' End, as she's urged the popular clothing retailer...
  6. Living

    5 Influential women standing up for gender equality in the U.S.

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    We have come a long way in women's rights, but we still have quite a bit to do to reach full gender equality in the workplace....
  7. K-12

    VIDEO: DMV tells teen he looks too much like a girl

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    Girls wear makeup, and boys do not — right? While that may be true for many, it definitely isn't true for everyone. And for one...
  8. Celebrity Gossip

    R. Kelly's son is transgender, dad offers no support

    R. Kelly's son is sharing his story with fans about identifying as transgender. It's too bad he doesn't have the support of his dad.
  9. K-12

    Why I'm raising a feminist

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    At McDonald’s when I recently ordered a Happy Meal, they asked, “boy or girl?” The girl toy was a mirror with a comb that popped out...
  10. Dating

    Same-sex salsa dance couple breaks so many stereotypes

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    One talented couple proved this week that a national stage — and serious talent — is all they needed to break down ideas of what...
  11. K-12

    Meet a courageous transgender 5-year-old

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    A California family was recently honored with an award at the sixth annual Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast where they shared a...
  12. K-12

    How gender-neutral parenting encourages healthy development

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    Parenting these days takes more than just the basics. Many parents are taking boy vs. girl distinctions and turning them upside down...
  13. Tips & Advice

    Teen girl takes on McDonald's and wins

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    A young teen took on a corporate giant and got results. Should you teach your kids to question authority? Absolutely yes.
  14. K-12

    Why I refuse to cut my son's hair

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    What happens when a little boy doesn't want his hair cut?
  15. K-12

    Raising girls: Just one of the boys

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    As soon as our daughter Meg was able to express her feelings and interests clearly, around age four, she gravitated towards...
  16. K-12

    Teach your kids to call out sexism

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    Sexism isn’t a problem women need to solve. It’s a problem we need to work together on as a culture. Whether...
  17. K-12

    Transgender first-grader given girls' restroom rights

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    A Colorado family celebrates a huge win this week for their transgender first-grader, who has won the right to use the girls'...
  18. K-12

    State sued over toddler’s sex-reassignment surgery

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    In what may be the first lawsuit of its kind, a South Carolina couple is suing the state for performing sex-reassignment surgery on...
  19. K-12

    Should doctors perform sex change surgery on minors?

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    A growing number of children, under the guidance of their supportive parents and doctors, are changing genders. New research...
  20. Health & Wellness

    Choosing genders: Eating for a boy -- or a girl

    Many families with children of the same sex attempt to round out their families with new children of the opposite sex. The...