GENDER ON A SLIDING SCALE OR HOW TO CONFUSE A CHILD

An Open Letter To My 8-Year-Old Grandson

Are you a boy, or mostly a boy, or partly a boy, or neither a boy nor a girl?

My grandson in his Darth Vader costume (image credit to the author)

Dear Sonny Boy*,

When you were still a baby, your locks grew thick and unmanageable. They irritated your eyes so your mum decided…

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