Dr. Christia Brown

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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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If men could menstruate: Then menstruation would become a boastworthy masculine event. Federally funded. Used as proof of males’ superiority. I.e., a male-dominated culture would simply reflect this. Gloria Steinem’s classic 1978 essay. Excerpted here: https://xyonline.net/sites/xyonline.net/files/2020-05/Steinem%2C%20If%20men%20could%20menstruate.pdf

I expect racism to rise (from an already high baseline). "Reminding Whites of their mortality promotes more
favorable reactions to White racists." From Greenberg et al in 2001.

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Kids, Politics, and the Gender Divide

Children are interested in elections, and have strong opinions about candidates, but underestimate gender biases in politics and government. Read More on the Psychology Today blog.

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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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