It’s not just about inclusivity here are six other benefits to boys and girls playing.

Have you ever walked past a playground and seen groups of girls playing separately from groups of boys? Sure, really young kids may not be very discerning in their choice of play partners, but once kids become aware of their gender, they often silo off into their respective gendered groups. Girls may start gathering in…


I’m raising my child gender-neutral, and what I’ve learned is: It’s not enough.

When I prepared to become a parent for the first time in 2005, I was staunchly committed to raising my tiny new human in the most gender-neutral of ways. We had opted to not learn his biological sex prior to his arrival, and registered for green and yellow baby items, avoiding the stereotypical pink and…