parenting

“Jane the Virgin” Has a Surprisingly Progressive Take on Sex

The fact that the show devoted an entire episode to the topic of abortion is significant. Read more »

Capitalism Hates a Hand-Me-Down

Old Navy divides even lunch bags into “boys only” and “girls only.”  Until I became a parent almost eight years ago, I had never thought much about gender in children’s clothes and toys. Read more »

When a Woman is a Daddy to Her Kids

I was well into my thirties when my partner of six years and I signed ourselves up for parenting. And I mean signed up literally. Read more »

Newsstands Ban Magazine Cover Featuring a Breastfeeding Mom

Long-running alternative parenting magazine Hip Mama just re-launched its print edition this spring and it’s already making waves. The cover of its 55th issue was banned from Facebook and newsstands. Read more »

New Reality Show "Modern Dads" is Extremely Boring

Modern Dads is a new reality television show on A&E that follows the lives of four stay-at-home fathers in Austin, Texas. There have only been three episodes so far, but it probably won’t last long because... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Wired

  How are we wired? This episode talks with tech expert Ashe Dryden about why tech industries lose out when they're boys clubs,Code for America fellow ... Read more »

Q&A With Michelle Tea on Her Alternative Parenting Project "Mutha Magazine"

After nearly two years of documenting the trials and travails of trying to get pregnant as a queer woman, Tea is starting up a new site, ... Read more »

When I Say My Daughter is Transgender, Believe Me.

Many transgender people have made their story public in recent decades, including Nikki (above) a 12-year-old who graced the cover of People magazine in June. Decorated war veteran Kristin Beck... Read more »

This Father’s Day, More Than 1 Million Fathers Are in Prison

Many kids will spend this morning hanging out with their fathers. But 1 in 7 African American children will have a hard time seeing a parent today—they’re in prison. Read more »

What I Learned About Gender and Power from Sailor Moon

My life began in 1995 — the year I turned eight and became a divorced kid.    Read more »

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What I Learned About Gender and Power from Sailor Moon

My life began in 1995 — the year I turned eight and became a divorced kid.    Read more »