We hear all the time that dinosaurs and space are for girls. We hear the rallying cry that little boys can wear pink and belt out ‘Let it Go’ from Frozen. But is the next generation of parents leading a revolution when it comes to disposing of archaic gender stereotypes in parenting or are they stil
Publish Date: Jan 14, 2021
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We hear all the time that dinosaurs and space are for girls. We hear the rallying cry that little boys can wear pink and belt out ‘Let it Go’ from Frozen. But is the next generation of parents leading a revolution when it comes to disposing of archaic gender stereotypes in parenting or are they still unconsciously or consciously perpetuating traditional gender roles? Co-hosts Vanessa and Shannon discuss characteristics of Xennial parents (Gen X, Millenials and the hybrid generation between the two called Xennials) what it means to be a progressive parent and how our society is changing.References in the episode:Scientific American article, ‘Sex Redefined: The Idea of 2 Sexes Is Overly Simplistic’ - https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/sex-redefined-the-idea-of-2-sexes-is-overly-simplistic1/ Unfinished Business by Anne-Marie Slaughter - https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/225053/unfinished-business-by-anne-marie-slaughter/ Frontiers in Psychology research paper, ‘Traditional Gender Role Beliefs and Career Attainment in STEM: A Gendered Story?’ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6519300/5 Tips for Preventing and Reducing Gender Bias - https://mcc.gse.harvard.edu/resources-for-families/5-tips-for-preventing-and-reducing-gender-bias 19 Signs You're a Xennial Mom - https://www.mothering.com/articles/9-signs-you-are-a-xennial-mom/ It’s Official: Gen Z is Rejecting the Gender Binary & the World Needs to Follow Suit - https://www.sheknows.com/parenting/articles/2117014/gender-identity-gen-z/