Crystal on the Digital Parent Podcast

Thanks very much to Sedgrid Lewis for inviting me to his podcast to talk about media influences on boys’ sexual socialization. Here is a summary of the show based on Sedgrid’s show notes: Some of the questions he asked: What is the Heterosexual Script given to boys? How does the media promote the objectification of women? Read More …

Fisher-Price Then & Now: A Shift From Unisex to Gendered Toys

During a recent visit home, my mom offered me an old toy we had in the 1970s. She didn’t hold onto many of our toys, but she kept this one because it is, quite frankly, pretty cool. All of her grandchildren have enjoyed it, including my sons. I’ve watched the kids play with it for years Read More …