Not Your Mom’s Trans 101 (via Transgression)

A lack of acceptance begins in childhood, when we teach our toddlers that there are boys and girls. We set our children up for feelings of inadequacy or worse… There are a myriad of genders, and all are natural, normal, and beautiful. Why teach our children anything different?

I hope you’ll take time to read the blog post below. It’s well worth your time and consideration.

There is a huge problem with the way that people are taught about gender in this society. Children are indoctrinated early to believe that there are two sexes, corresponding with two genders, which are both immutable and non-voluntary and completely beyond our control. This worldview is called the gender binary, and it has no room in it for us. Trying to teach a new perspective to the victims of this extremely aggressive brainwashing can be daunt … Read More

via Transgression

About Tobi-Dawne

Tobi-Dawne Smith is many things to many people... photographer, canine behaviour expert, equal rights activist, green politician, lactivist, intactivist, writer, crafter, dog handler, third wave feminist, etc. But most important in her life is her role as mother to an amazing five year old. Learn more about TD at follow her blog at get to know her daughter at or check out her work at

Posted on December 2, 2010, in LGBTTQ. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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