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Swedish Parents Raise Two-Year-Old As A Boy And As A Girl

by | 24th, June 2009

tootsie-hoffmanPOP is a two-and-a-half-year-old Swedish child of no fixed gender. Pop’s parents – Them – will not say is Pop is male or female.

In an interview with Sweden’s newspaper Svenska Dagbladet in March, the parents – Them – say:

We want Pop to grow up more freely and avoid being forced into a specific gender mould from the outset. It’s cruel to bring a child into the world with a blue or pink stamp on their forehead.”

It would be.

But when Pop’s older Pop can buy Pop’s own stamps and send Popself to a place far, far away.



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