Category: Gender

When Home is Not a Safe Place

Each year five million children witness domestic violence in the US. Our Associate Director of Development, Tania Loenneker, discusses how domestic violence affects children. 

By Tania Loenneker, Associate Director of Development

Queen Bees and Wannabes: A Book Club Discussion

In preparation for our upcoming Changing the Odds conference, a group of us read Queen Bees and Wannabes by guest speaker Rosalind Wiseman. Here are some of our thoughts and a bit about why we love this book. 

By Michelle Cooper, Content Specialist

Jacob's New Dress

Jacob's New Dress is a children's book that explore what happens when a young boy wants to wear a dress to school. Read our review to find out what we love about this book.

By Momentous Institute

Disarming the Nuclear Family

The family unit is an important part of the gender discussion. This week we're sharing an article from Willow McCormick about the importance of recognizing that not all students come from a traditional nuclear family.

By Willow McCormick, Instructional Coordinator, West Linn, Oregon

My Princess Boy

Discussing gender equity with children is an important part of Social Emotional Health. My Princess Boy is a children's book that discusses the challenges a gender non-conforming child faces. Read our review to learn more. 

By Momentous Institute

Siblings of Gender Fluid Children

When we have conversations about a gender fluid child, we have to remember that the child is a member of a family. In this post we are looking at how a gender fluid child's experience can impact their siblings.

By Matt Leahy, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist

Movie Review: Gender Revolution

Our content specialist, Michelle, recently watched a documentary called “Gender Revolution”. Read her thoughts about how the documentary shines a light on how gender (and conversations about gender) affects everyone from young children to adults.

By Michelle Cooper, Content Specialist

What I Learned When I Lined Kids Up By Gender

Taylor Freeman shares a powerful story about a time when she asked students to line up by gender... and what she learned from it. 

By Taylor Freeman, M.S., LPC, LMFT Group Innovation Manager

When Very Young Children Question Gender Identity

Continuing our discussion about gender fluid children, we answer some common questions parents face when they have a very young child questioning their gender identity.

By Matt Leahy, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist