gender roles 

Preschool in Sweden Does Away With 'Gender'

These kids are all "genderless friends" with one another. Credit: AP At a preschool in Sweden, there are no boys or girls. Only genderless "friends" Even the Swedish equivalent of pronouns such as "him," her," "he" and "she" have ...Even the Swedish equivalent of pronouns such as "him," her," "he" and "she" have been replaced.

Boy's Painted Toenails: Sweet or Scary?

Is it just a cute advertisement depicting a mom hanging out with her son? Or is does it cross a line for a mom to paint her son's toenails neon pink? An ad headlined "Saturday with Jenna: Quality Time," showing J.Crew executive Jenna Lyons ...
Is it good fun or subliminal liberal politics?

'Princess Boy,' 5, Loves Wearing Dresses, Inspires Mom to Publish Anti-Bullying Book

"I look at myself in the mirror lately and I see this guy -- in earrings, pillbox hat, veil, maybe a little choker of pearls -- and I ask myself, 'Would a sane man dress like this?'" -Cpl. Klinger, "MASH" In the Army, dressing like a Disn...Little boy is pretty in pink. Not that there's anything wrong with that.

Welcome to Bizarro World Where Men Love to Do Housework

When men do housework, women weep with joy. Credit: Getty Images
C'mon, ladies, you know what your man wants. It's what all men want. And they want it every day. They need it. It releases all their stress and makes them feel sooo good. Why not...
Study: Men have certain "needs" in a relationship, like the need to mop floors and do laundry.

Lego accused of sexist advertising

If you were to walk into my eight-year-old's bedroom right now, it would not be immediately apparent that it is a girl's room. There walls are bluish, there are Hot wheels strewn across the floor, a soccer ball in the corner and a book about underwat...

Valentine's Day sexism

"I'm horrified." That was my response when Rachel showed me the valentine's she had put together for Jared's class. There was one bag for boys and another for girls. I'm big on gender equality and don't think there should be girl's this or a boy's th...


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