“Are you a boy or a girl?”: Helping young children think through gender

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Transgender at school: As more teachers come out, districts struggle to put policy into practice

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This story outlines some of the challenges that many of us have to think about as educators when coming out or being out about our trans status.

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Boys Can’t Wear Pink? All Girls Want to be Princesses? 20 Kids’ Books That Redefine What’s ‘Normal’

From an early age kids are bombarded with messages that rigidly define gender: Boys like pirates and sports and being rough, and girls are sweet princesses who love all things pink and sparkles. Even many children’s books still promote harmful gender stereotypes for both boys and girls; limiting how they play, dress, and express themselves. …

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