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Turning Boys Into Men: 4 Ways to Expand Your Son's "Boy Power"

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 06.30.2012 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

We as a culture have held fast to the idea that we need to protect the boundaries between male and female. This is wrong, and even dangerous. Instead, we need to be reframing the discussion, and asking: What makes a boy a boy?

Role Models and the Real World

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 06.12.2012 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

The increasing fallibility and uncertain availability of XY-chromosome role models combines with the blurring of gender roles to raise a question: Does a male role model actually have to be a man?

Hard Times for Children with Disabilities

Philip N. Cohen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Philip N. Cohen

The evidence on well-being among children with disabilities is distressing. In this country, they are more likely to be poor, and more likely to live in single-parent families.