Saturday, July 05, 2003

All Boy?

One thing I've learned from being the mother of a son is that boys are also limited by traditional gender roles. In some ways, boys now are more limited than girls (although this probably arises from a sexist attitude that it's admirable for a girl to aspire to "masculine" pursuits, while it's shameful for a boy to be "feminine"). Jenni Murray's 10 Myths About Boys debunks some of the most common stereotypes.

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