It’s a real bummer when the world judges you for having a big gender vocabulary. Meet some awesome kids who have gotten pretty tired of being told some things are for girls and others are for boys. See how they mix and match everything they like to get what suits them best!
About the Author, and the Illustrator:
S. Bear Bergman is an author, storyteller, educator and founder of children’s book publisher Flamingo Rampant. He writes creative non-fiction for grown-ups, fiction for children, resolutely factual features for various outlets, the advice column Asking Bear, and was the co-editor (along with Kate Bornstein) of Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation. His forthcoming book is Special Topics in Being a Human, from Arsenal Pulp in October 2021
Rachel Dougherty is a queer illustrator and children's author. Rachel is passionate about kids growing into their best future selves, regardless of their assigned genders. She pushes paint and pixels from a cluttered but colorful studio in Philadelphia, where she's usually distracted by her charming wife and her yipping dog.