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How To Raise Boys Who Believe In Gender Equality

It starts at home.

It's easy to say that you believe in equality of the sexes. Of course you do! Everyone should have the same basic rights and privileges, no matter their gender, race, ability or sexual orientation. But how do you teach lessons that can be so fraught with history, violence and oppression to bright-eyed little ones?

The answer is easy. You start small with bite-sized lessons about how to refer to anatomy (it's called a penis, NOT a pee-pee) and build on those lessons with discussions about bodies, space and consent.

Check out our video above for our suggestions on how to start teaching about equality to our kids. The lessons begin at home, with us.

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