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How is it a girl can be a tomboy & grow out of it but a boy a little feminine gets marked for life?


They are just kids and don't even know about sexual preferences (hopefully) so how do they get labeled transgender or gay just because they play with a doll or like girl things? Couldn't it just be a phase like being a tomboy is for girls and would pass when the time came if it weren't for the adults who now jump in to make everything go as it should? Which could be totally wrong. I wonder how many kids may have gotten lead into a miserable existence by well meaning parents.

 
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19 months ago
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    Pollyannalana 19 months ago

    No we aren't and you make some great points and I don't think even if the man was weak back then that everyone decided he should be a girl. That's really my question. Maybe ideas today are worse than they were back then in one way of looking at it.

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    Grace Marguerite Williams (gmwilliams) 19 months ago

    ++++++++++++++++++++, many tomboys become VERY SUCCESSFUL women because they harnessed their aggressive qualities. Gender roles are broadening beyond the narrow, stereotypical paradigms.


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Grace Marguerite Williams (gmwilliams) says

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    Pollyannalana 19 months ago

    Well there is the problem then isn't it? They should be supported and not thought of as women. If all didn't then perhaps they could go on being a feminine man in life and I don't see whose business it is.

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Bema Self (BizGenGirl) says

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