The Luna Younger Case Is Really About the Power of the Patriarchy

The custody battle over a trans girl in Texas is what happens when men blame moms for children who don’t adhere to gender norms

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“Is a picture drawn by the child too feminine? What makes a backpack feminine?”

Author of “Trainwreck” (Melville House, ‘16) and “Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers” (Melville House, ‘19). Columns published far and wide across the Internet.

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