Boys Can Wear Dresses Too

(As Posted at Multicultural Mothering)   "Look, the woman is free now," Leila describes an American Indian man in the animated film. "That's a man, Leila," I say, knowing full well where this would go. "But, but he has long hair, and..." "Men can have long hair," I was a little too stern with her … Continue reading Boys Can Wear Dresses Too

Oh Boy!

“Rahul is a sweetheart! He let Leila have the train,” I declare proudly as he hands back her toy upon request. “Thanks Rahul.” I continue. “Afu BOY,” he quickly corrects me, worried. (He calls himself Afu; the Sichuanese version of his Chinese name.) “Yes. Afu boy.” I confirm, without going into how he can also … Continue reading Oh Boy!