Are boys and girls naturally different?

Parents hide sex of child Sasha to avoid gender stereotyping


A couple have finally revealed that their five-year-old is a boy, after raising him as gender-neutral from birth.


Baby Sasha was only allowed to play with unisex toys and had the choice between boy’s and girl’s clothes.

Mother Beck Laxton, 46, said she wanted to avoid gender stereotyping while raising her son. ‘Gender affects what children wear and what they can play with, and that shapes the kind of person they become,’ said Beth.

We want to know what you think. Are we conditioning boys and girls to behave a certain way by the choice of clothes and toys we give them as parents? Or are girls and boys just naturally different?


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