Tag Archives: gender

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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How I Judge Conchita Wurst

When I first heard about singer Conchita Wurst, I saw a photo of her and thought to myself, ‘She doesn’t really look like she sings country music.’ The gown she had on was way to haute cocktail dress for what … Continue reading

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Photography: What is Butch Today

From The Huffington Post: Oakland-based photographer Meg Allen embarked on a photography project last spring to explore how the idea of a “butch” woman has changed over time. “I really wanted to show the variety of butch women that were

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Trans as Adjective (really)

Re-blogged from helen boyd’s blog en|Gender: Really, a recent NPR music segment asked people to describe their life in 6 songs, and one of the people whose stories and choices they featured happens to be trans. I love that there’s … Continue reading

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North Carolina High School Crowns First Ever Transgender Homecoming King

And the best part is that he won the honor by raising the most money for his selected charity. From advocate.com: Blake Brockington, a 17-year-old transgender student, made history late last week when he was named homecoming king at East … Continue reading

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Gender Non-Conforming Playgroup Networking: Help Start it Up

Lori Duron, mother of a gender non-conforming child and author of the blog Raising My Rainbow, posts a query about what might be the best way to facilitate a network of playgroups for other gender-non conforming/creative children. From her blog … Continue reading

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Drag Queens vs. Disney Princess, Who’s the Better Role Model?

That’s the question that Joy Martin-Malone answers blogging for The Huffington Post: …the parallels between the two are downright uncanny. Both wear grandiose costumes and perform signature songs. Big hair is an absolute staple across the board. Both have been … 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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Gender Spectrum Conference: An Update from Lori Duron

The Gender Spectrum Conference occurred July 12-14, 2013 in Berkley, Calif. Gender Spectrum’s mission is “provides education, training and support to help create a gender sensitive and inclusive environment for all children and teens.” Lori Duron, author of the blog, … Continue reading

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