I Am a Transvestite

This morning, on the drive home from dropping the kids off at school, I turned off the kid’s requested station (103.3) because I didn’t feel dressed for the clubs nor was I intoxicated enough to be listening to what was formerly known as dance music and who knows what it is now and turned on…

Stereotypes: Gender, Parenting, and the Status Quo

I’m not sure if the word stereotype by definition is negative, but if I’m honest (and I always try to be) then I truly believe we all depend on stereotypes all the time every day to navigate our world. We make assumptions every time we look at someone. We need a starting point. It becomes…

Let’s Hear it For the Boys: Gender Stereotype is a two-way street

I saw a business man running across the street yesterday. He was heading to a business lunch, had his laptop bag over his shoulder and wore a navy suit. Somehow, no matter how professional, how business-like or how old the man is, there is a second image I always see:alittle boy dressed up in his…