Tag Archives: gender stereotypes

Feds state clearly that Title IX protects gender nonconformity

Breaking news! The Transgender Law Center is┬ápraising the U.S. Department of Education for releasing new guidelines yesterday regarding Title IX and sexual violence that make clear Title IX covers gender identity and gender stereotypes. From their website you can read … Continue reading

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The Annual Halloween Dilemma

Several of you have written me asking me to write about Halloween costumes. I am just back from five days away at a conference (I will share some about my paper soon!) so I am behind at work, but wanted … Continue reading

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Study says highlighting gender leads to stereotypes

Parents with gender-fluid kids often work with schools, churches, and other institutions to use alternatives to gender for organizing kids in the classroom. Rather than dividing kids by boys and girls, use birth months or sneakers vs. sandals, or some … Continue reading

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Beyond Pink and Blue

If you’re interested in this topic of gender boxes and those who don’t live in them, you might want to check out the new Psychology Today blog, “Beyond Pink and Blue.” It’s written by Christia Spears Brown, Ph.D., who is … Continue reading

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