More from the web. If this is the route he wants to take - if this is what makes him happy - then so be it. Equally, girls were subject to double standards, so they were "frigid" if they didn't want a boyfriend and a "slut" if they talked about it. Mum Theresa Avery, 32, said Zach used to be a 'normal' little boy who loved Thomas the Tank Engine, but suddenly at the end ofhe decided he wanted to live as a girl. For examples, many girls interviewed for the study said they liked to wear high heels - not to "look sexy" - but to appear older and therefore ward off any bullying or taunts from older girls in their community.
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Boys and girls 'can't be friends without sexual innuendo', study finds
He became obsessed with the girly kids' TV character Dora the Explorer and started dressing in girls clothing. I would rather him have my full support. In How about that? I assumed he was just going through a phase and just left it at that. One in five primary school girls have been on a diet Prof Renold's research comes after a national survey by Girlguiding found three quarters of girls and young women believe sexism affects most areas of their lives, with many subject to sexual taunting or sexist jokes at school.