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My Sexist Son and Women in Combat

My Sexist Son and Women in Combat

by Trillia Newbell “Mom, I really don’t like those earrings,” he said with his young soft voice. “Why, babe,” I replied. “They just aren’t girlie enough for you. I don’t like the blackness. Try pink.” Yesterday as he played a computer game he was frustrated because he felt the female character wasn’t moving quickly enough. His response, “I don’t think she’s ‘super’ (as in a superhero) enough.” One day his grandmother picked up the book Dangerous Books for Boys at our home and he wouldn’t […]

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