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9-Year-Olds List What They Don’t Like About Being Boys

See What Fourth Graders List as Reasons They Don't Like Being Boys

In honor of International Men's Day, this picture serves as a grim reminder that boys are often pressured to succumb to gendered expectations. Last year, a group of fourth grade boys was asked to list what they don't like about being male, and the sad results were projected in the classroom. It's important to consider what we are teaching young boys about what it means to be a man or masculine. How do you approach gender expectations with your children?

Source: Twitter user Steph Guthrie, Font Page Image: Shutterstock

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