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How Can We Create Gender-Inclusive Classrooms and Communities?

By Afsaneh Moradian, author of Jamie and Bubbie: A Book About People’s Pronouns We want children to feel loved and accepted from the beginning. But once they head off to communal play areas (child care, preschool, the playground), other children … Continue reading

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How to Break the Habit of Using Gendered Terms in Your Classroom (and What to Use Instead)

By Lydia Bowers, author of We Listen to Our Bodies “Ok, line up . . . boys in one line, girls in the other!” How many times have we heard statements like that in a classroom? Yet we live in … Continue reading

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How Parents Can Challenge Their Gender Stereotypes

By Afsaneh Moradian, author of Jamie and Bubbie: A Book About People’s Pronouns It’s surprising to realize how much gender is a part of parenting, even before we welcome our little ones into our lives. From gender reveal parties to … Continue reading

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No Name-Calling Week: Highlighting Pronouns

By Afsaneh Moradian, author of Jamie Is Jamie: A Book About Being Yourself and Playing Your Way It’s No Name-Calling Week, time for adults to pay special attention to the names kids are calling one another and the different forms … Continue reading

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Walking the Talk: How Allies Can Support LGBTQ Students on National Coming Out Day

By Kelly Huegel Madrone, author of LGBTQ: The Survival Guide for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens  We’re fast approaching National Coming Out Day (October 11)—when LGBTQ folks everywhere celebrate who they are by affirming their identities, some for … Continue reading

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