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if i was a boy or a girl so i said "neither" ~ Twitter thread
At work a kid asked me if i was a boy or a girl so i said "neither" & their parent explained that some people are "he", some are "she", and others are "they" - the kid replied that they had never thought of that, and the parent said they could think about it more together later.

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15 hours ago by tometaxu
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Children Under Siege in the Digital Age - The Imaginative Conservative
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yesterday by fairyrevel
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“ unreformed church risks becoming like the ultra-conservative Amish community in the US, a people that refused centuries ago to embrace the modern world.”
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