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ThinkProgressThe lesson tomboys can teach about transgender identitiesThinkProgressAn op-ed in this week's New York Times called “My Daughter Is Not Transgender. She's a Tomboy.” has prompted a lot of interesting conversations. In it, author Lisa Selin Davis talks about how her daughter enjoys dressing like and looking like a boy.Celebrating Transgender Diversity Requires Solid Gender RolesThe FederalistNavigating Bowdoin as a transgender athleteThe Bowdoin Orientall 4 news articles »
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An op-ed in this week’s New York Times called “My Daughter Is Not Transgender. She’s a Tomboy.” has prompted a lot of interesting conversations. In it, author Lisa Selin Davis talks about how her daughter enjoys dressing like and looking like a boy. She also likes a lot of boy things and most of her friends are boys. But she’s not transgender; she’s a girl. Despite many disagreements about how Davis framed this perspective, it actually offers a vital lesson about the

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