Talking to Kids About Gender

Children are often teased or bullied for behavior that doesn’t fit within gender stereotypes – boys who like to dress up; girls who prefer GI Joes and trucks to Barbies. We talk about how children are taught about gender.

Vt. Takes Lead On Transgender Issues

Two laws quietly passed by the state legislature this year have made the state a national leader on transgender rights. Vermont is the first state in the nation that allows people who simply identify with a different gender to make the change on their birth certificates.