National Catholic Register

Culture of Life

Male and Female He Created Them

BY The Editors

September 7-13, 2008 Issue | Posted 9/2/08 at 12:46 PM


Child psychologist Anita Sethi — a self-described “good postfeminist-era mom” — says it took having kids of her own to convince her that basic differences between boys and girls are innate. “I went out of my way to avoid giving them gender-stereotyped toys, offering glittery finger paint to my son and trains to my daughter,” she writes at “My son turned his doll’s crib into a race car and my daughter was obsessed with shoes.” The Book of Genesis was way ahead of her on this one.