Oh No It’s a Girl!

The Pos­i­tively Sex­ist Things Peo­ple Still Say about Rais­ing Daugh­ters

Herizons - - News - By Deb­o­rah Ostro­vsky

It starts with com­ments from strangers in the street. Next, sex­ism gets a boost from other par­ents who laud the mytho­log­i­cal ben­e­fits of boy ba­bies over girls. The au­thor re­counts her own ex­pe­ri­ences and calls on re­spon­si­ble adults to ex­am­ine their sex bias when it comes to rais­ing chil­dren.

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