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It's a boy! Couple who brought up their child 'gender neutral' reveal sex of 'The Infant'...5yrs
DailyMail ^ | January 20, 2012

Posted on 01/20/2012 9:13:05 AM PST by maggief

A couple who concealed the sex of their child and raised it as ‘gender neutral’ for five years have finally revealed - it’s a boy.

Beck Laxton, 46, and partner Kieran Cooper, 44, decided not to reveal baby Sasha’s gender in the hope it would let its ‘real’ personality shine through.

They referred to it as 'the infant' and only allowed their child to play with ‘gender-neutral toys’ in their television-free home.

During the first five years of his life, Sasha has alternated between girls’ and boys’ outfits, leaving friends, playmates and relatives guessing.

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Full title: It's a boy! Couple who brought up their child 'gender neutral' reveal sex of 'The Infant'.. after keeping it a secret for FIVE YEARS

Beck, pictured, was resolute and encouraged Sasha to play with dolls to hide his masculinity

1 posted on 01/20/2012 9:13:10 AM PST by maggief
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To: maggief

Looks like a girl.


2 posted on 01/20/2012 9:15:31 AM PST by Boardwalk
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To: maggief

I’m A Boy
(Pete Townshend)

One girl was called Jean Marie
Another little girl was called Felicity
Another little girl was Sally Joy
The other was me, and I’m a boy

My name is Bill and I’m a headcase
They practice making up on my face
Yeah, I feel lucky if I get trousers to wear
Spend ages taking hairpins from my hair

Chorus 1
I’m a boy, I’m a boy
But my ma won’t admit it
I’m a boy, I’m a boy
But if I say I am I get it

Put your frock on Jean Marie
Plait your hair Felicity
Paint your nails, little Sally Joy
Put this wig on, little boy

Chorus 1

I wanna play cricket on the green
Ride my bike across the stream
Cut myself and see my blood
I wanna come home all covered in mud

Chorus 2
I’m a boy, I’m a boy
But my ma won’t admit it
I’m a boy, I’m a boy, I’m a boy
I’m a boy, I’m a boy, I’m a boy, I’m a boy
I’m a boy, I’m a boy, I’m__ a__ boy__


3 posted on 01/20/2012 9:15:51 AM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: maggief

Dear God could these lunatics be more stupid? Some one arrest them for child abuse and take that poor boy into a good home


4 posted on 01/20/2012 9:17:18 AM PST by Mr. K (Physically unable to profreed <--- oops, see?)
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To: maggief

Dear God could these lunatics be more stupid? Some one arrest them for child abuse and take that poor boy into a good home


5 posted on 01/20/2012 9:18:00 AM PST by Mr. K (Physically unable to profreed <--- oops, see?)
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To: maggief

What the hell is wrong with people?


6 posted on 01/20/2012 9:18:29 AM PST by occamrzr06
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To: maggief

There was a PBS show several decades ago about our culture creating the gender persona in boys and girls. In this study of several families, they tried having the boys play with girl’s toys and the girls play with boys toys, and things like that.

There was a follow-up show more than a decade later where they interviewed the parents involved in the study. They said that the boys insisted on being “boy-like” no matter what toys you gave them, and the girls were equally hard wired.

And this was a liberal group on PBS!


7 posted on 01/20/2012 9:18:51 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Mr. K

I kind of think they were wishing he were a girl and giving him every opportunity to prefer being that gender.


8 posted on 01/20/2012 9:19:06 AM PST by Boardwalk
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To: Boardwalk

Looks a little like a Down syndrome baby - but looking at the mother I can tell he is just British. ;)


9 posted on 01/20/2012 9:20:20 AM PST by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: Mr. K
AND..when the kid goes and kills someone for whatever, it will be OUR fault that he did it.
Wonder if "it" ever wondered what was between his legs and asked to see if "mommy" had one?!!!
10 posted on 01/20/2012 9:20:20 AM PST by Paul46360
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To: maggief

—Beck, pictured, was resolute and encouraged Sasha to play with dolls to hide his masculinity —

Why, exactly, would parents do this to their own child?


11 posted on 01/20/2012 9:21:12 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: maggief
and encouraged Sasha to play with dolls to hide his masculinity

Plus, look at the way 'it' is dressed.

Make the claim that they raised the child GENDER-FREE a lie.

12 posted on 01/20/2012 9:23:06 AM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: maggief

I thank dear God in Heaven every day for my WWII generation parents and the bedrock of their upbringing. It brings tears to my eyes thinking about this poor child and the monsters that have experimented with him.


13 posted on 01/20/2012 9:25:36 AM PST by RingerSIX (My wife and I took an AIDS vaccine that they offer down at our Church.)
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To: maggief

People who experiment on children should be shot.


14 posted on 01/20/2012 9:28:52 AM PST by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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To: allmendream

“Looks a little like a Down syndrome baby - but looking at the mother I can tell he is just British. ;)”

hahh haa < I rarely spew coffee after reading quotes, but this got me going!!!!!
British, the new “retard”!!!


15 posted on 01/20/2012 9:32:08 AM PST by 9422WMR
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To: cuban leaf

TIME already released the shocking (to them) article - big cover article - that boys and girls are different! No really, they really are different!

No kidding. We said that all along and the libs said nope it’s all conditioning and learned and this evil paternalistic/maternalistic role modeling, bla bla bla.


16 posted on 01/20/2012 9:32:51 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: maggief

How do you raise a child gender neutral. Did they not tell him the reasons his equipment was different than his two mommies? Did they keep his gender a secret from him or just friends and family? Sick chicks indeed.


17 posted on 01/20/2012 9:33:49 AM PST by formosa (Formosa)
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To: cuban leaf
Back in the early 70’s my mother thought my young boys needed the experience of playing with baby dolls. The results were baby dolls with no heads used as weapons in cowboy games! Sometimes they were aimed and imagined to be guns.

They are now healthy productive God-fearing loving fathers and husbands.

18 posted on 01/20/2012 9:34:05 AM PST by grame (May you know more of the love of God Almighty this day!)
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To: occamrzr06
What the hell is wrong with people?

I always have to go back to the then-president of Harvard, Larry Summers.

In some talk/speech, he floated the possibility that there just might be a difference between boys and girls, and some female biologist at MIT almost suffered a heart attack at that "concept".

It also got Summers (along with his idea that "professors" such as Cornel West should actually teach, since he's being paid to do so) booted out by the outcry from the humanities faculty.

19 posted on 01/20/2012 9:34:22 AM PST by Calvin Locke
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To: maggief

Great ... another David Bowie.


20 posted on 01/20/2012 9:35:07 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: CodeToad

“People who experiment on children...”

That is exactly what this is, CodeToad. It is an experiment. A couple used their own baby for a stupid experiment. However, the results aren’t in yet. I’d like to see if this boy has the ability to make and maintain friends, grow up with some confidence, and live a normal life without psychiatric intervention. I’d also like to see what his relationship is with his nuttier than a squirrel turd parents will be when he is an adult.


21 posted on 01/20/2012 9:36:25 AM PST by momtothree
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To: cuban leaf
I'm 68 and quite feminine. I've always been a tomboy because I could do a lot more things than a girl but when I want/need something, I turn into a little girl. It works so well just like when I was a 5.

At age 10, I remember asking my dad to help me put my bike back together. He told me...."You took it apart...you put it together". And so I had my first lesson in practical mechanics.Psst...I have three wonderful children thanks to the right parts and the right partner with the right parts.

Gays....they've truly lost the meaning for their existence.

22 posted on 01/20/2012 9:36:43 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: grame

—The results were baby dolls with no heads used as weapons in cowboy games!—

That is exactly the kind of thing that happened and was discussed in the PBS follow up show. Give a boy a stick, and it becomes a gun, or a sword, or a club.


23 posted on 01/20/2012 9:37:08 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: cuban leaf

Cannot make this up ....

http://www.linkedin.com/in/becklaxton

Beck Laxton

Web editor at Energy Saving Trust

United Kingdom
Internet

Current

Web editor at Energy Saving Trust

Past

Web Editor at The Fatherhood Institute

...


24 posted on 01/20/2012 9:39:01 AM PST by maggief
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To: knarf
--Great ... another David Bowie.--

I disagree. I'm thinking this:

Boy George

25 posted on 01/20/2012 9:41:33 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: cuban leaf

Yeah .. it was a toss up .. except I don’t think this boy is a junkie faggot ... just ... Bowiefied.


26 posted on 01/20/2012 9:43:57 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: maggief

Well, obviously the kid will grow up to be a hairdresser, or an interior decorator or a wedding planner. Or maybe he’ll sing show tunes on Broadway. Not that there’s anything wrong with that.


27 posted on 01/20/2012 9:44:18 AM PST by Signalman
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To: maggief

Absolutely sickening. God gave us “parts” for a reason. If he wanted our personalities to define our gender, we wouldn’t have “parts” at birth.


28 posted on 01/20/2012 9:46:58 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (Man is not free unless government is limited. ~Ronald Reagan)
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To: CodeToad

Luke 17

1 Sin, Faith, Duty

1 Jesus said to his disciples: “Things that cause people to sin are bound to come, but woe to that person through whom they come. 2 It would be better for him to be thrown into the sea with a millstone tied around his neck than for him to cause one of these little ones to sin.


29 posted on 01/20/2012 9:47:07 AM PST by bramps (zero from zero is zero)
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To: maggief

To me this picture is sickening. Or, in plain language, it makes me want to puke. But this one of the milder things that people who abandon God do.


30 posted on 01/20/2012 9:48:27 AM PST by sport
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To: CodeToad

AMEN!


31 posted on 01/20/2012 9:50:25 AM PST by sport
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To: cuban leaf

Yep. Give a boy a Barbie doll and he’ll likely do one of two things ... a) turn it sideways and use it as a gun or b) figure out how many ways he can destroy it.


32 posted on 01/20/2012 9:52:56 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (Man is not free unless government is limited. ~Ronald Reagan)
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To: maggief

From the article, it looks like Sasha’s mother has to keep encouraging his “femininity” or he’d go too far to the boy side, oh horrors. So much for letting the child find his own identity.

I’m a woman who loathes certain phrases that might be used to describe Sasha’s father. Nonetheless they seem appropriate here.


33 posted on 01/20/2012 9:53:40 AM PST by heartwood
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Well, obviously the kid will grow up to be a hairdresser, or an interior decorator or a wedding planner. Or maybe he’ll sing show tunes on Broadway. Not that there’s anything wrong with that.

They need to remove this child from that home immediately, get him into a youth football program, put him on a steady diet of Slim Jims and Hormel Chili, and let him watch at least two hour's worth of Three Stooges shorts per day.

34 posted on 01/20/2012 9:53:54 AM PST by GreenHornet
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To: knarf

I heard of john Bowie, the Bowie knife, but, who is David Bowie? Or better yet, do I want to know who David Bowie is?


35 posted on 01/20/2012 9:54:20 AM PST by sport
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To: knarf

I heard of Jim Bowie and the Bowie knife, but, who is David Bowie? Or better yet, do I want to know who David Bowie is?


36 posted on 01/20/2012 9:55:19 AM PST by sport
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37 posted on 01/20/2012 9:58:13 AM PST by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: maggief

They shouldn’t give anyone ideas. Our effeminate constitution ignoring despot here in New York city, Mayor Mike Bloomberg, will make it mandatory for all public school kids.


38 posted on 01/20/2012 10:02:16 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Illegal aliens do not belong in the USA. Deport Obama.)
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To: formosa

I wonder how they taught him to use the bathroom? Standing or sitting?


39 posted on 01/20/2012 10:02:40 AM PST by murron (Proud Mom of a Marine Vet)
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To: sport
David Bowie (1970's I think)


40 posted on 01/20/2012 10:03:49 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: sport
Ground Control to Major Tom
41 posted on 01/20/2012 10:08:05 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

I rigged parachutes for my sister’s barbies and threw them out the second story windows.


42 posted on 01/20/2012 10:10:57 AM PST by Rio (DNRC)
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“I rigged parachutes for my sister’s barbies and threw them out the second story windows.”

I found paper napkins work on little green army men but Barbies not so much. I had to move to my dad’s hankies for Barbies and even then they didn’t do so well. I found out that he really didn’t like little holes poked in his hankies, either.


43 posted on 01/20/2012 10:25:37 AM PST by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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To: cuban leaf

Stossel did a show on this years ago that opened with a bunch of upper eastside parents who tried to raise their sons to be non-violent, gender neutral, whatever. One gave her son barbie dolls. They used them as swords to duel. One father noted that when the boys weren’t given toy guns, they made them out of bread. One Mom, whose previous offspring were daughters, looked like she’d been hit by a truck, recounting how she learned “boys will be boys”.


44 posted on 01/20/2012 10:25:39 AM PST by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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To: 9422WMR
Thanks! Glad you thought it funny. While I would usually refrain from insulting a child - the fact that he looks like his mother - and the fact that his mother is mentally and socially retarded - and I have less of a problem saying .....

He looks like his mother.

Both he and his mother have features that make them look similar to Down syndrome.

Both look semi-typically British - if a little Down.

His mother is a freaking retard!

45 posted on 01/20/2012 10:27:52 AM PST by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: maggief

I had a feeling that the poor child was a boy. How twisted. I pray that normal adults will enter that boy’s life and help to mentor him to grow into a good man.


46 posted on 01/20/2012 10:27:52 AM PST by Altariel ("Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!")
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To: Rio

My brother and I grew up with GI Joes (the 13” action figures, not the dinky ones of late). Our mom gave us a couple of her old Barbies (from the 50s!) so we used them as kidnapped damsels to be rescued by our Joes!


47 posted on 01/20/2012 10:29:00 AM PST by FortWorthPatriot (Obama is no Hitler; Hitler got the Olympics)
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To: maggief
Human experimentation, genetic research being done by the SS, Oh’ wait this is not the SS this experiment is being done by the child's own mother.
48 posted on 01/20/2012 10:29:31 AM PST by political1 (Love your neighbors)
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To: maggief

Meanwhile, Indian national parents visiting Norway have their infant seized by the government for not using a spoon to feed their child.

Europe is gone.


49 posted on 01/20/2012 10:33:04 AM PST by Dr. Sivana (May Mitt Romney be the Mo Udall of 2012.)
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To: maggief

Thank God I was not born to a couple of nut-jobs like that. I feel for the boy. What will they do when he gets an adam’s apple and starts to shave.


50 posted on 01/20/2012 10:40:10 AM PST by albionin
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