Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Generation X Gender Roles

In 1972 Title IX guaranteed equal educational rights for American males and females. The result is that Gen Xers did not grow up with same strict gender roles as previous generations. Boys took home economics class and girls took wood shop class.

As adults, Gen Xers are also less likely to adhere to strict rules about what tasks are done by women and what are done by men. This is especially true for Gen X parents. Read more in this article from insidebayarea.com:


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