I have three daughters. Yes, three. And no, I wasn’t “trying for a son”, as most people ask me, a question that only reveals their supreme narrow-minded stupidity than anything else. 758 more words
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My article was published in @TheTelegraph UK got such amazing response I’m so pleased and want to share it with all of you.
I like a lot of literature in which women display so-called “masculine” behavior and men display so-called “feminine” behavior.
That not only applies to recent fiction written during a time when gender roles are thankfully becoming less defined, but also applies to older lit by the occasional authors who weren’t totally rigid about gender roles in an era when that kind of tolerance was considered “out there.” Sometimes, older lit was dismissive of the gender-role flexibility it was depicting; other times, it was more sincere. 883 more words