An object lesson on gender conformity.

A short story of how a boy decided to wear a dress at a party and how the adults reacted to the situation: about as badly as you imagine, and with heaps of gender enforcement directed against both the boy and his parents. But there’s an interesting twist:

Interestingly enough, not a single child said a word about their choice of costumes, other than to compliment Chester on his new dress.


4 thoughts on “An object lesson on gender conformity.

  1. Independent Radical February 25, 2015 at 00:58 Reply

    It’s almost as if people are not actually born with innate gender identities…..

  2. ellahawthorne100 February 25, 2015 at 18:16 Reply

    Thanks for posting this story, it’s great and now I’m posting it all over Facebook.

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