"From early on, we divide toys and activities by very distinct gender lines,
with superheroes and trucks and muck on one side and princesses and dolls and
all things frilly on the other."This is the main method of sex
identity in children. That's why we have dads and moms. Dads to play ball
and go fishing with boys and moms to play dolls and sew frilly dresses for girl.
Mix this up and you're asking for trouble in later years of the
WowI can't believe this article is in DN. Good for
DN.I remember a year or so ago reading a news article about a family
with a set of twins and one of the twins at a very early age self-identified as
transgender. The parents did everything to resist their child's
transgenderness, without success. They finally accepted their child and sought
support from professionals.We are making progress but there is still
much we don't know and understand about sexual identity. We ought to
refrain from judging and treat everybody with kindness and respect and teach our
children to do the same.
Perhaps we should just label bathrooms "XX" and "XY" and avoid
all the confusion.
My heart goes out to these kids! Thanks to DN for the article, and the links. I
thought it was tough being a tomboy in a girlie-world! My best wishes to Ryan
and her family, you're all so courageous for sharing your story.