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The Internet is reacting to Jeannie Mai-Jenkins and Jeezy allegedly raising their child to be gender fluid or gender neutral. Their decision sparked debates on social media and blogs.

Jeezy's fans, in particular, are having difficulty understanding the concept of raising a child to be genderless.


 
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Gender fluid means a person who's gender expression or gender identity is neutral or shifts between masculine or feminine from day to day.

The Gender fluid movement is part of a larger agenda to raise children who view sexuality on a spectrum rather than strictly heterosexual.

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Parents who choose to raise a genderless baby typically expect friends and family to avoid using male or female pronouns in the presence of their baby. They are also asked to refrain from giving their child toys designed for girls or boys.

Stores like Target eliminated its pink and blue aisles to help parents who are raising their children to be genderless.

Jeannie recently revealed her child's gender neutral nursery that lacks the primary colors red, blue and yellow. Primary colors cannot be mixed from other colors and are the source of all other colors.

A baby's developing brain needs primary colors in order to see the world correctly. Toy makers use the colors red, blue and yellow for this purpose.
 
RELATED: When Can Babies See Color?
 

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AllHipHop.com reacted strongly to the news that Jeezy, formerly "Snowman," is raising his child to be gender fluid.

"I will say this, that is a far cry from the Snowman that we once knew from back in the day if this is true. Clearly, Jeezy has grown up right before our eyes over the last couple of decades and he is no longer a drug-dealing & rapping Trapstar."

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Forbes.com published an article featuring tips on raising a gender fluid child.

1. Make gender less important

Remove gender labels from your language. Focus on how kids can be free of restrictions based on gender norms. Don't comment on a girl's physical appearance.

2. Point out sexism in the world around them

Parents must teach their children about sexism and stereotypes. Help kids recognize stereotypes whenever you spot them and know how sexism shapes the world we live in.

3. Remember that toys do not have a gender

Give children toys that are vital to their physical and psychological development such as blocks and board games that teach counting and spatial skills.

4. Watch out for the "pink and blue tsunami"

The brain is at its most malleable up until around the age of seven. "This is why gender neutrality matters," says Gina Rippon, professor emeritus of cognitive neuroimaging at Aston University, UK. She says avoid the "pink and blue tsunami," in which the constant stressing of differences between boys and girls will change their brain and their behavior.

5. Do not try to erase gender

Don't emphasize gender but don't completely erase gender either. The goal is not to erase gender, but to reduce the impact of gender stereotypes that accompany gender labels, says Lisa Dinella, associate professor of psychology at Monmouth University, New Jersey.
 

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Fans of classic toys were shocked when Hasbro announced a gender neutral makeover for Mr. Potato Head on Thursday.

The company decided to drop the "Mr." and "Mrs." Potato Head for the more gender neutral Potato Head.

The company announced the change would appear on toy boxes later this year. Mr. Potato Head was first introduced to children 70 years ago.

Hasbro announced the toys would reflect today's modern family of two dads and two moms.

"It's a potato. But kids like to see themselves in the toys they are playing with," said Ali Mierzejewski, of The Toy Insider, referring to transgender children.

Liberals celebrated the change, but Hasbro backtracked after a furious public backlash to the company's "woke" agenda.

"Hold that Tot – your main spud, MR. POTATO HEAD isn’t going anywhere! While it was announced today that the POTATO HEAD brand name & logo are dropping the ‘MR.’ I yam proud to confirm that MR. & MRS. POTATO HEAD aren’t going anywhere and will remain MR. & MRS. POTATO HEAD."

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Toy maker Mattel, Inc. is doing its part to help minor children choose their own genders with a new line of gender-nonconforming dolls.

The Creatable World gender nonconforming dolls are available with short hair and a kit containing long wigs and a variety of gender neutral clothing options.

Children can create over 100 different genders with the dolls.

"Toys are a reflection of culture and as the world continues to celebrate the positive impact of inclusivity, we felt it was time to create a doll line free of labels," said Kim Culmone, senior vice president of Mattel Fashion Doll Design.

Mattel worked with parents, doctors and other child experts to create the new line of dolls that will help children rethink the former boy, girl gender standard.

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The dolls were tested on 250 families, including 15 children who identify as transgender, gender binary, gender nonconforming, etc.

The new toy line is part of Mattel's push to eliminate the boy, girl stereotypes in today’s culture.

"Through research, we heard that kids don't want their toys dictated by gender norms," Culmone said. "This line allows all kids to express themselves freely, which is why it resonates so strongly with them."

The new dolls are available now in stores.

Question: Do you plan to buy the Creatable World dolls for your children?

Louis Bardo plays with dolls

Actress Sandra Bullock, 49, was spotted picking up her adopted son Louis Bardo from Summer camp on Friday. The Oscar-winning actress has joined the gender-neutral bandwagon, allowing her toddler to play with a baby doll. The doll was dressed in a pink jumper with a matching pink bonnet.

Gender neutral folks believe their children will benefit from not being pigeon-holed into a gender specific role. Like most popular fads that come and go, the gender neutrality fad has no intrinsic value or benefit in child development.

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