The Gaily News: Is it a boy or a girl?, using clownfish and geckos for a lesson in gender diversity

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A California elementary school taught its students a lesson in gender diversity using all-female geckos and transgender clownfish. While conservative parents and organizations are upset by the lesson plan, the school's principal said it was part of an effort to create a safe, caring, all-inclusive learning environment. She added that the "message behind the curriculum is there are different ways to be boys. There are different ways to be girls."

A recent episode of ABC's What Would You Do? tested the reactions of Texans to homophobic behavior — to surprising results. Set at a local diner in the small town of Farmers Branch, actors set up a fictitious scenario of a waitress harassing and humiliating gay parents to test the reactions of locals who were there eating breakfast. Check out red state residents stand up against gay bashing.


A Canadian couple are staying mum about the gender of their 4-month-old, Storm, hiding it even from family and close friends. The new parents decided to raise Storm as genderless, saying parents make too many choices for their children. They call the decision "a tribute to freedom and choice."

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