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A couple in Canada is raising their child without a gender. Is this a good idea or a bad one?


Could this help to dissolve gender stereotypes and decrease the emphasis on gender, or will it cause problems for the child socially? Could lacking a gender hurt the child's formation of their own individual identity? Would they be able to keep the child's gender a secret, or would they have to give it up as soon as the child needs to use a public bathroom? Will people be accepting of the child or will they shun him or her for being different? http://www.thestar.com/life/parent/2011/05/21/parents_keep_childs_gender_secret.html

 

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    Link10103 3 years ago

    They are trying to avoid raising their child with gender stereotypes. Not trying to just ignore the gender completely.