Raising “theybies”

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Raising “theybies”

Postby FranTastic444 » Thu Nov 01, 2018 12:46 am

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Re: Raising “theybies”

Postby Ralph » Thu Nov 01, 2018 2:43 am

Meanwhile, there over 10,000 followers in a Facebook group devoted to gender-neutral parenting more broadly...

"broadly". I see what they did there.
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Re: Raising “theybies”

Postby moonshadow » Thu Nov 01, 2018 3:27 am

Interesting....

I'm sure the neo-cons are losing their mind over this... and yet public schools in my area are churning out thousands of cis-redneck high school kids that don't know how to read cursive or tell time....

Just sayin...
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Re: Raising “theybies”

Postby moonshadow » Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:32 am

Hehe.....

"What kind of kid is that?"

"They be theybies...."


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Re: Raising “theybies”

Postby FranTastic444 » Sat Nov 03, 2018 12:31 am

:laff: Moon and Ralph :-)

Purely by chance, a relative of my wife just posted pics on FaceBook of their son (~5 y/o) at a Halloween party wearing his much loved Snow Queen Elsa of Frozen fame outfit. They are in a tricky position, I guess, because they are working out in the Middle East where I presume this sort of thing might be frowned upon. They let him grow his hair long and curly and to wear whatever he wished when he's round the house. Even in 'boy gear' he is often mistaken as a girl.
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Re: Raising “theybies”

Postby skirtyscot » Sat Nov 03, 2018 12:03 pm

What is wrong with a boy going to a fancy dress party as a girl? If he went as a pirate, nobody would think that he was actually a pirate, or that he thought he was actually a pirate. Nobody would try to psychoanalyse him in the slightest. Why should it be any different if he goes as a princess?

Sonthree, who is 17, went to a Hallowe'en party with some friends. They went as characters from The Wizard of Oz. He was the Wicked Witch of the West. Bought a cape and a broomstick, used a witch's black hat we had already, borrowed a black dress. Nobody thought this was odd at all.

Come to think of it, one Hallowe'en when I was about 8 or 9, I went out guising as a girl. Not my idea, my mother's; she lent me her tennis skirt. She's only 5'1" so it was a reasonable length on me. And for my party piece my Dad tought me "They call me Miss Buttercup" from some G&S opera (HMS Pinafore?)
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Re: Raising “theybies”

Postby crfriend » Sat Nov 03, 2018 1:51 pm

skirtyscot wrote:Come to think of it, one Hallowe'en when I was about 8 or 9, I went out guising as a girl. Not my idea, my mother's; she lent me her tennis skirt. She's only 5'1" so it was a reasonable length on me. And for my party piece my Dad taught me "They call me Miss Buttercup" from some G&S opera (HMS Pinafore?)

Alright, if Dad's in on it, then it can't be bad, right? Besides, your voice probably hadn't changed by that time.
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