Talking to Kids About Gender Identity - Part 6

Talking to Kids About Gender Identity - Part 6

by Twigtale

How do you talk to your kids about what it means to be a girl, a boy, or any other identity on the gender spectrum?

Twigtale thinks this conversation is an important one – it is about about personal identity and gender equality. We're asking people whose insight and expertise we admire to add their voice to this discussion. 

 

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Talking to Kids About Gender Identity - Part 3

Talking to Kids About Gender Identity - Part 3

by Twigtale

Twigtale thinks the conversation about gender is an important one – it is about about personal identity and gender equality. It's also a conversation that can take several forms. Explaining why certain toys are marketed to girls or boys, why women and men typically dress in different styles of clothes, or what the word "tomboy" means are all part of a discourse on gender identity. 

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Talking to Kids About Gender Identity - Part 1

Talking to Kids About Gender Identity - Part 1

by Twigtale

Our new title I Am A Girl by Catherine Connors launches this Sunday, October 11th. I Am A Girl is a book that banishes labels and stereotypes and helps girls understand and express who they truly are. Twigtale thinks this conversation is an important one – it is about personal identity and about gender equality. We also asked people whose insight and expertise we admire to add their voice to this discussion. Starting today and continuing through next week, we'll be featuring their responses to one question. 

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Carly Gloge on Stopping the Toy Shaming

Carly Gloge on Stopping the Toy Shaming

by Carly Gloge

When Amazon recently announced that they were removing “boys” and “girls” categories in toys, I had a moment of celebration, but could sense the eye roll from many toy professionals.

Industry veterans have explained to me on several occasions that as much as the press and I like the idea of gender neutral toys and female action figures (check out #wheresnatasha), they simply don’t sell.

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