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Jimmy Kimmel is pranking kids again and not everything is funny

By Guest Contributor Renee; originally published at Womanist Musings Jimmy Kimmel seems to just love getting parents to pull fast ones on their kids for laughs.  As a parent, there is a big part of me that gets why moms … Continue reading

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Gender-fluid piece in NYT insulting to girls and women

Written by Love Isn’t Enough contributor Margot Magowan; originally published at Reel Girl The New York Times piece on gender-fluid kids reinforces so many stereotypes, I’ve got to go through them. Let’s start with sentence #1: The night before Susan … Continue reading

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Girls can do anything: Ask Emily Yeung

written by Anti-Racist Parent contributor Renee; originally posted at Womanist Musings I am constantly looking for images of girls defying the gender binary to teach my boys about equality.  I have recently started to talk to them about Emily Yeung.  … Continue reading

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Seeing pink

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Jason Sperber Before my daughter was born, I knew what kind of father I wanted to be for her. My babygrrl was going to be raised to be a fierce, strong woman of color. I was … Continue reading

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An Afternoon at the Skate Park

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Vera L I took my seven year old to the skate park after school one afternoon while his brother was at baseball practice. The popular Berkeley skateboard park is settled on the edge of a large … Continue reading

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by guest contributor eliaday, originally published at Kimchi Mamas Last weekend, one of my old college roommates got married. My daughter and I attended the wedding, and had the chance to hang out with some of my old friends from … Continue reading

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How do other -isms intersect with racism?

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Dawn Friedman Before I had my kids I worked for a feminist organization that had the elimination of racism written into their institutional purpose. The YWCA’s mission statement ends with this line: The YWCA will thrust … Continue reading

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Oh, the wonderful world of toddler picture books and more . . .

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Tereza Topferova Part I: My Many Colored Days I took my son to a thrift store last month and bought a few toys, including a pink stroller and a black doll, and books. When we got … Continue reading

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