Category Archives: Gender Politics

Opinion: Target Removing Sexism, Not Gender, From Toys, Games and Bedding

Little girls can’t grow up to be firefighters or athletes and little boys can’t grow up to create great works of culinary art or fashions that make you look your best. That’s the message you might get if you were to listen to … Continue reading

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Isn’t the Bible’s Dress Code Being Naked?

The blog Joe. My. God. is reporting on the story of elementary school student Sunny Kahle, who had a letter sent home because she dressed too much like a boy. From the blog post: Elementary principal Becky Bowman sent home … Continue reading

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Quotes of the Day: Bullying, Backpacks and Gender Politics

…I have a son who is seven and carries a Monster High backpack to school everyday. I guess it’s a “girls backpack.” I mean, it’s marketed mostly to girls, but he has never needed a vagina to operate it, so … Continue reading

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Gender Politics and Toys

The below editorial post was written by Laurie Duron, blogger of Raising My Rainbow, which chronicles Duron’s journey as she raises a “boy who likes girl stuff.” While the editorial was written for Christmas, the message within it is relevant … Continue reading

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Meet Rainbow Mom Lori Duron, Mother of a Gender Nonconforming Child

Lori Duron is the blogger for Raising My Rainbow. The blog is Lori’s thoughts about raising a gender nonconforming child. For a long time Lori was anonymous; knowing only as mom or Rainbow mom. Now, that’s changed. After blogging about … Continue reading

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Meet Rainbow Dad: My Son Wear’s Dresses; Get Over It

Matt Duron is the husband of Raising my Rainbow blogger, Lori Duron and father to their son C.J. a gender nonconforming boy. C.J. loves things sparkly, sassy, the color pink and often chooses to dress in clothes that would be typically be termed … Continue reading

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Should Michfest Welcome Transgender Women?

advocate.com is reporting on a controversy surrounding the Michfest Womym’s Music Festival regarding the festivals policy of allowing only women born women to attend: On August 6, the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival will take place, with roughly 3,000 women in … Continue reading

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