Dr. Christia Brown





By Dr. Christia Brown

Parenting Beyond Pink and Blue

A guide that helps parents focus on their children’s unique strengths and inclinations rather than on gendered stereotypes to more effectively bring out the best in their individual children, for parents of infants to middle schoolers.

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“Women pushing more for equality is causing some men who might have been prone to sexually harass them to stop those behaviors, but instead have this general hostility towards them” We must create a culture were girls feel safe to excel. #GirlsToo

Survey Suggests #MeToo Movement Reduced Sexual Harassment but Not Gender Hostility

Two years ago, a tweet by actress Alyssa Milano with the hashtag #MeToo set off a landslide of women sharing their experiences of sexual abuse and


My recent work out now in IJBD: Girls in middle school who believe girls "should" be sexually objectified (which is a LOT of girls) become less motivated and confident about their academic abilities over time, even controlling earlier academics. #gender


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Representation Matters

Regardless of gender identity, kids and teens want, and need, to be seen and affirmed. Representation and actual knowledge matters. This shouldn't be confined to one day a year.   Read More

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