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Old 27.05.2011, 16:29
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Are these the most PC parents in the world?

Sorry to say I don't personally agree with this approach.

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Old 27.05.2011, 16:33
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Re: Are these the most PC parents in the world?

Not an original idea, a Swedish couple did it years ago. Little Pop should be about 5 now.
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Old 27.05.2011, 16:36
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Re: Are these the most PC parents in the world?

just to add to the confusion... I saw this show ( on UK Ch. 4 of course ) a couple of weeks ago

Age 8 and wanting a sex change
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Old 27.05.2011, 16:41
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Re: Are these the most PC parents in the world?

It's an abuse.
The baby has a right to gender identity.
The parents are criminals.
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Old 27.05.2011, 16:41
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Re: Are these the most PC parents in the world?

Well, if you're going to screw your kids over to get yourself noticed, then you might as well start early.
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Old 27.05.2011, 16:55
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Re: Are these the most PC parents in the world?

I wonder if they would allow him/her to blacken up for fancy dress though!
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Old 27.05.2011, 17:01
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I wonder if they would allow him/her to blacken up for fancy dress though!
They couldn't stop it. It would be an afront to its "freedom and choice in place of limitation".
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Old 27.05.2011, 17:01
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Probably. Apparently a 5 year old is capable of making important decisions
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Old 27.05.2011, 17:03
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Re: Are these the most PC parents in the world?

And what if it doesn't want to be a boy or a girl.

When I was young, I wanted to be a bird. Perhaps my parents should have let me live in a tree as a tribute to freedom and choice in place of limitation.
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Re: Are these the most PC parents in the world?

The main thing though is it is a girl or a boy! Nothing will change that unless of course they pt for a sex change op! How bizarre! Poor kids!
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When I was young, I wanted to be a bird. Perhaps my parents should have let me live in a tree as a tribute to freedom and choice in place of limitation.
Yeah, instead of condemning you to live the life of a bird trapped in a man's body.

Ps I'm sure you'll feel better now that you've "come out."

Go on, spread your wings!
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Old 27.05.2011, 21:34
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Yeah, instead of condemning you to live the life of a bird trapped in a man's body.

Ps I'm sure you'll feel better now that you've "come out."

Go on, spread your wings!
Tweet tweet...?
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Old 27.05.2011, 21:42
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Re: Are these the most PC parents in the world?

How is this PC?

The parents are nut cases that should have their kids removed from their care!

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Old 27.05.2011, 21:55
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And what if it doesn't want to be a boy or a girl.

When I was young, I wanted to be a bird. Perhaps my parents should have let me live in a tree as a tribute to freedom and choice in place of limitation.
Ok...I was a bit down at the moment, but after reading this, I feelmuch better.
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Old 27.05.2011, 22:34
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How is this PC?

The parents are nut cases that should have their kids removed from their care!

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I was thinking the same thing.

Is this not bordering on psychological and emotional abuse?

It's already difficult to grow up with a sexual identity that maybe different from the quote norm. To suppress a child's gender for .... for what end exactly? ... seems to me to be abusive.
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Old 27.05.2011, 23:49
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Re: Are these the most PC parents in the world?

I believe in giving kids the freedom to dress up in anyway they fancy in my playgroup. I've had many a father come to collect his 3 year old son and be devastated that they're dressed in a princess outfit. The boy has always known he is a boy though.

I've noticed that a lot of boys will choose things that they have experienced from their home environment, mostly it's mums or grandma's who are at home so they choose domestic things to role play.
It doesn't take long before the fireman's, builder's and policeman's hats take over from the princess outfits. Give them the freedom to find themselves and it'll sort it's self out in the wash. Without positive male and female models it could become a bit more difficult.
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