Feds spend $138K asking 4-year-olds about their ‘sense of gender identity’

Feds spend $138K asking 4-year-olds about their ‘sense of gender identity’
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[Ed. – If you see the University of Washington coming for your preschooler, grab xyr and run.]

The National Science Foundation is spending over $130,000 on a study that asks four-year-olds about their “internal sense of gender identity.”

A grant for a two-year study was awarded to the University of Washington this summer. The project will interview 250 children aged four to six, and their parents, asking a series of questions about “gendered behavior.” …

“The project will involve asking 250, 4- to 6-year olds and their parents to complete a battery of measures assessing early and current gender socialization, children’s internal sense of gender identity, children’s gendered behavior (e.g., preferences for gender-typed toys) and measures of related gender cognition (e.g., memory for gender-consistent vs. inconsistent behaviors),” the grant states.

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