“Who Says a Man Can’t be a Nurse, Mom?” and Other Ridiculous Questions We’re Still Asking

Have you noticed the way that many cartoons try to teach children to be kinder by avoiding common biases we adults run into all too often?

Caillou had to learn to treat his classmate with diabetes just like any other friend, even though she got to eat more snacks than he did. Sesame Street has celebrated diversity since its beginning, with episodes evolving over the years to address more prejudices that we adults are working to dismantle. Continue reading →