Have modern-day attempts at gender equality gone too far? That's what some New York City parents claim after their children's public school canceled its annual father-daughter dance. P.S. 65 in Staten Island recently scrubbed its event because it falls outside of city Department of Education guidelines, several media outlets have reported. Instead, the school plans to hold a dance next month for all students and their caregivers, regardless of gender. According to the NYC DOE's Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Student Guidelines, updated in March 2017: "Gender-based policies, … [Read more...]
Joining us for a talk about gender role reversal in parenting as the Modern Dads Podcast interviews Kori Reed and Mike Becker, the husband and wife team who have written ZagZig Parenting: (Mis)Adventures of a Career-Driven Mom and a Stay-at-Home Dad. ZagZig Parenting takes readers along for the journey as a thoroughly contemporary married couple switch traditional parenting roles with her being the bread-winners and him being the caretaker of children. They share their differences, struggles, mistakes and failures -- all with a comic touch -- in ZagZig. They even include let their children … [Read more...]
Speaker, author and Boston Dads Group Co-Organizer Robbie Samuels talks about his efforts to network with parents and his experience as a transgender dad on the latest edition of the Modern Dads Podcast.
Samuels also discusses his appreciation for the adjustments that people and organizations are making to encourage acceptance of all types of parents, trans and otherwise.