Rob Watson’s son says, “Scream like a girl!”, and Dad realizes the wisdom in those words.
Amy Sedlis is raising a “pink boy”, and hopes that one day people will not judge them based on his color and toy choices.
Cindy Gericke sees nothing wrong with her son wearing pink, but still worries about him out in the world.
Jim Gray goes shopping with his 12 year old daughter. And it gives him insights into the politics of pink, the meaning of fashion, and what a father’s love looks like.
Kyle Wiley considers himself a modern dad, yet he still has hang ups from the more male chauvinistic era
Paul Markevicius ignores Valentine’s Day this time around. But he can’t ignore his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend at a Clapham Junction flower stall. Can he?
Free yourself from shame over your body or your taste in music. Noah Brand shares his exercise playlist.
When, exactly, did we all agree that pink is girly and girly is horrible?
An inch at a time, the stark gendering of kids’ toys is loosening, and a new article talks about why.
These ladies know how to rock (and survive)!
“Why would a little girl need a pink fishing rod to like fishing? Haven’t we forced enough on our girls?”
This is a comment by Ric E on the post “Our words influence the way we look at the world. For example: calling pink a ‘girly’ color.”
This is a comment by The_L on the post “Playing Hard to Get”.
This is a comment by alseeIT on the post “My Son Wears Pink, He’s Either Gay or a Girl Right?“ “”Since I had my son, I could have told why the color/gender divide exists. My own mother pressed and pressed to find out the sex so she could buy ‘the right clothes’. She recently commented on how […]
Femmephobia is a trouble that I look on with no small amount of sympathy. In this lovely article from No Seriously, What AboutTeh Menz? Ozy Frantz discusses how, when zie was in high school, zie was a “Cool Chick.” Zie mocked other girls for their stereotypically feminine presentation and behavior and “adopt[ed] male gender norms […]
From “Gays for Ford” to the 1979 San Francisco Gay Pride Parade, Kile Ozier makes a lifetime journey to Pride.
Occasionally Rick Santorum says things. Whenever he says things, I choose to believe that he is a troll candidate put forward by Anonymous, because it is basically impossible to believe that such a sex-negative, homophobic, racist, sexist, science-hating asshole is running for president in the twenty-first century. Asimov would cry. Recently, on his quest to […]