Normalizing Child Abuse

2016-leah_mclarenLeah McLaren says all the right things the right way. That’s why she has a gig writing blogs for national daily Globe & Mail. But McLaren is psychologically abusing her own son, and is allowed to do so on a national platform¹. But a McLaren is just a symptom; there are many of her ilk that are allowed to display their abuse and intolerance and bigotry, and yet consider themselves good.

If I want my son to love and respect women, I am going to have to teach him to embrace – and ideally appreciate – “girlish” things. That’s why I’m weaving him a dandelion crown and signing him up for ballet. I’m going to turn the little alphabet belcher into a proud princess whether he likes it or not. [Leah McLaren]

¹ Globe & Mail, Leah McLaren; If I want my son to respect women, I need to teach him to embrace the ‘girlish’

 

 

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