‘Gender Non-Conforming’ Lesbians Try to Force Toddler to Be Gender Neutral: Video

Atticus-compressedAn online video has gone viral that features a “gender non-conforming” lesbian woman and her partner who explain how they have tried to force their toddler son to be gender neutral and blur the lines between male and female.

The video, entitled “I Am a Gender Non-Conforming Parent,” centers on Dashiell and Michelle, and a two-year-old boy named Atticus, who Michelle conceived via a sperm donor.

“My understanding about gender is that it ultimately doesn’t mean anything,” Michelle asserts in the footage.

Dashiell explains that she identifies as “genderqueer” due to her childhood tomboy tendencies, and therefore presents herself as a mix of male and female. She says that she relates to Atticus’ boyish interest in sports because of her male tendencies, while Michelle has tried to push feminine interests on the child.

“I’m constantly like trying to queer my relationship with him and get him to wear tutus,” Michelle outlines in the nearly five-minute piece. “He hates it. He’s just like, ‘no.”

She said that she has been trying to keep Atticus from distinguishing boys from the girls, or thinking of boys and girls in certain ways.

“He’s taking in kind of kid media. And he has this great book that’s just pictures and words. But when you open it up, it’s a picture of a girl and a picture of a boy, and it’s like, ‘girl,’ ‘boy,’ and I’m just like, ‘child,’ ‘child,’” Michelle outlines.

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“This is where he starts learning what things are. And so I hate the idea that he’s getting it imprinted on him that people who look like this are boys, and people who look like that are girls,” she says.

Michelle states that she doesn’t like children’s programming portraying boys and girls with certain distinguishing characteristics.

“And even something that’s like progressive like ‘Sesame Street,’ all the monsters are boys unless they have like a bow in their hair or a sparkly necklace on,” she says. “Like, why is ‘Old McDonald’ a guy? Why couldn’t it be a lesbian farmer?”

Michelle remarks that sometimes she and Dashiell feel it is best to “ignore gender completely,” and asserts that every parent should push the boundaries in terms of gender.

“He’s being raised by a gender non-conforming person. So, just the existence of Dashiell is gong to be a huge piece of information about what gender is or isn’t,” she states.

“Everybody needs to be reconsidering the way that they’re presenting gender to their kids,” Michelle contends. “It’s not even whether Atticus is personally going to be a genderqueer or genderfluid person. Atticus could grow up and be a completely traditionally cisgendered male, and he needs to understand the variety of genders that are out there so he can be a respectful human being.”

But some have expressed concern after viewing the video, finding the boy’s upbringing to be troubling.

“They’re trying too hard to make their child ‘neutral’ and aren’t respecting what makes his special,” one commenter wrote. “They’re making his life more complicated than it has to be and making up their own parenting thinking about themselves and their ‘statement’ rather than respecting how he was created. I hope that poor child doesn’t need therapy later on.”

“Did they really just get offended that old McDonald is a man? What? Forcing him into a tutu?” another marveled. “You say you want your kids to grow up as their gender, so let them. You say you’re against people trying to force their kids to be straight, but you’re doing the opposite? Hypocrites.”

“The parents themselves acknowledge that in their opinion, the child dislikes wearing the tutu. Why keep trying to make him wear it if he doesn’t like it?” a third commeter asked. “If they are so focused on letting him be who he wants to be, should that not be enough to stop them from attempting to force their beliefs and preferences on to him? … If this is the way it works in their family, they are no better than the society they are claiming to be against. They are just the other side of the coin.”

“This is what we’ve come to?” a fourth lamented. “Woe to those who call good evil, and evil good. We need you God.”

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  • Ronald Carter

    Once again, a couple of oddballs who even the LGBT crowd would likely not agree with…why are the radical few always made out to be representative of the majority?

    • Amos Moses

      Because you do the same thing with Fred Phelps and others ……….. you have your oddballs ….. we have ours …….. so get off your self-righteous high horse …………..

      • Ronald Carter

        Incorrect, Amos.

        No one tries to make Phelps and his family out to be typical Christians. But some of your ilk DO try to make people like the ones in this story to be typical of the LGBT crowd.

        • Amos Moses

          Mostly …………….. because they are …………. they have abandoned God and His ways ……. they are off the rails ……………….. or they would not be doing what they are doing …….

          • Ronald Carter

            No, Amos. They are not lesbian because they wish to offend or abandon God or anyone else. They simply fell in love.

          • Amos Moses

            “They are not lesbian because they wish to offend or abandon God”

            They are not lesbians because they are lost ……….. they are lost and so became lesbians …….. they offend Him by their actions ………………

          • The queers misuse the word “love”: what they mean is LUST at best. Yet another DEMON. #HOMOSEXUAL #LESBIAN r DEMONS.

    • AntiChrist Jews in the media love to promote perversion.

  • hytre64

    I would classify what they are doing to this child as mental abuse.

    • It is TORTURE, MIND CONTROL, LYING, and related DEMONS.

  • Guest

    Child abuse.

    • Slidellman4life

      And nothing else.

  • Josey

    This is child abuse, they are suppose to be the parents and parents naturally have influence over a child at such a young age, forcing a child to wear a tutu when he doesn’t want to and good for him to refuse it, I pray he continues rejecting it! They are abusive and her statement where she states that she doesn’t like children’s programming portraying boys and girls with certain distinguishing characteristics. FYI lady, boys and girls have distinguishing body parts and other distinguishing characteristics. I pray this backfires on them and that the Lord Jesus keep His hand on this little one maybe even calling him to preach the truth of the gospel and the truth of God’s creation concerning male and female, that would be wonderful for with God all things are possible. This couple is insane and this just proves the agenda of sodomy, transgenderism and androgynous they want to force their insanity on others. They will pay dearly if they continue down the road they are on. They can choose truth and salvation now but if they reject it they will fall down before God’s throne on judgement day and give an account and she will beg for mercy but it will be too late, they will see every time they had an opportunity to accept Christ and turn from their rebellion and they will be cast out into the pit of hell that burns forever, they will forever be tormented, they won’t be smiling then. I’ll never get the picture out of my mind where there were this homosexual couple who adopted a young boy and in whom they dressed as a girl, the look on that little boy’s face said it all, pray for him, the didn’t say his name but he clearly was distressed and depressed in that situation, I hope and pray God took him away from those sick demon possessed ppl and that God put him in a sane family.

    • yet another reason God commands DEATH TO WITCHES!

      • ReverendDraco✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ ᵃᶜᶜᵒᵘᶰᵗ

        A mythological being commands what?

        That’d be a neat trick!

        • u believe u created urself? LOL – who’s the fool now?

          • ReverendDraco✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ ᵃᶜᶜᵒᵘᶰᵗ

            You are – for assuming that I believe something I’ve never even considered, much less consider to be true.

            Typical uneducated nonsense from a moron who can’t even spell a 3-letter word.

            Get an education, shitstain.

  • Jalapeno

    Lets see if it ever makes the news around here if parents do the opposite..forcing a trans kid to pretend to be cis or forcing their gay kids to pretend to be straight.

    • hytre64

      There is no such thing as “cis”. There is “Normal”, and those with a mental illness.

      I will raise my children as young men and ladies – each according to the sex that God gave them.

      • Jalapeno

        There is such thing as cis. Most people are.

        It’s interesting though..this makes the news because people are forcing their kids to be someone they’re not…but it’s okay if you guys do it.

        Love the double standards.

        • Amos Moses

          It is okay for parents to train their children to the path of righteousness …….. this is not the path to a healthy young adult ……………… this is training in depravity …………….

          • Lemsip

            It’s still forcing a core personality on them and considering aspects of personality like extroversion in a girl to be a sin.

        • Slidellman4life

          There are no double standards. You’re talking about embracing and encouraging what is classified in the DSM as a mental illness.

          NO. Do you understand?

          • Jalapeno

            The only part that’s considered a mental disorder is the discomfort. Remember, too, that this includes pushing your kids into pretending like they’re not gay.

            That’s not in the DSM.

          • Slidellman4life

            You have no idea what you are talking about. Believing yourself to be something other than your biological gender is called Gender Dysphoria or Gender Identity Disorder and it is in the DSM you stupid git.

            Again, what part of NO do you not understand?

          • Jalapeno

            The actual disconnect between brain and body is NOT considered the mental disorder. It refers to the discontent that comes from it.

            I get it though…in your eyes, the best way to deal with a mental disorder is to force your kids to be someone they aren’t. I’m sure that’ll work.

          • Slidellman4life

            You care not to listen to fact, only your want to defend the illogical and insane because iit is.


          • Jalapeno

            I’d encourage you to go look at what the dsm actually says before thinking you have the facts. Heck, go look at Wikipedia.

          • Do NOT reference the fake DSM – it is wholly made up nonsense.

            Refer always to God’s LAW in the Holy Bible KJV.


      • Ronald Carter

        You are not qualified to diagnose mental illness based on your religion.

        • hytre64

          Are you saying that being a Christian disqualifies a person from being able to diagnose mental illness?

          That sound very bigoted of you.

          • Ronald Carter

            No, I’m saying that being a mental health expert is what qualifies a person to diagnose mental illness, not fundamentalist Christianity.

          • Amos Moses

            LOL! So on what basis does that “mental health expert” base his opinion on what is right and wrong and his diagnosis of how messed up others are …… just making stuff up as they go about their day ………………..

          • hytre64

            So – if a person has been diagnosed with Gender Disphoria – a mental illness – by a qualified mental health expert…. They have a mental illness.

          • Ronald Carter

            If it were an illness, they wouldn’t recommend gender reassignment surgery.

          • hytre64

            That is their proposed “treatment” for the illness.

          • Ronald Carter

            And who are you referring to when you say “their”? A bunch of nobodies with opinions, or people working within the mental health/science field?

          • JenB

            They, don’t actually recommend gender reassignment surgery. They will do the surgery if a person meets very specific guidelines and the person choses to do it. Allowing under very specific guidelines and recommending are two very different things. Furthermore, the specific guidelines require that two psychiatrists evaluate the patient with a true diagnosis of gender dysphoria. Diagnosing suggests illness.

  • MomAA

    If they truly believe there are no genders, why is it that one of them look like a MAN? This is common in homosexual relationships. One always look like a MAN. This is a good indication that they know that only one MAN + one WOMAN = A REAL Relationship.

    • Slidellman4life

      Exactly. Same sex couples take on masculine and feminine characteristics and nobody asks why. Shouldn’t that change?

  • marg

    Two people with extreme mental illness raising a child. God help that poor little boy.

    • Extreme DEMONS that possess those #LESBIAN #WITCHES!

  • deb

    A serial killer in the making

    • If so, let’s hope he focuses on the witches. 🙂

  • TheBottomline4This

    It always humors me to see a gay gal trying to look like the masculine side of a lesbian relationship. She rejects guys, but tries to look like one.
    As far as the innocent kid…this is abusive what they are doing. But will there be outcry over it. Nope. This issue is more important than the kid. So sad.

    • Amos Moses

      a manster ………………….

  • bowie1

    So a girl has interests in traditionally male sports – that does not make them other than a girl. I was not particularly interested in sports myself but I was still attracted to women. I have always been artistically inclined but that does not impact on my maleness.

  • sammy13

    “Atticus could grow up and be a completely traditionally cisgendered male, and he needs to understand the VARIETY of genders that are out there so he can be a respectful human being.”

    Variety? There are only 2 genders. Male and Female. One IS who they are created/born as. What they do with or to themselves as they mature physically is their choice. But to try to “queer” her relationship with the boy is disgusting. And she or he or it calls the boy “HE”. And HE hates the tutus. Sounds like HE is a normal BOY who needs to be removed from this sick environment.

    Also very happy to see the word queer is back in fashion to describe the strange behavior of people.

  • ConfusedAmericanCitizen

    “The video, entitled “I Am a Gender Non-Conforming Parent,” centers on Dashiell and Michelle, and a two-year-old boy named Atticus, who Michelle conceived via a sperm donor.” BIG QUESTION: Did the Sperm donor know that’s what he was doing or did you deceive him into thinking that there was more to your relationship until you got what you wanted? Just wondering how often this happens?

  • Judy Zwyghuizen

    This is terrable to make a child be this way forcing this up[on them is Child Abuse Mentally!

  • Jason Traweek

    They don’t want to acknolege gender roles…but yet they still needed a male to have a baby.Lots of demons walking around these days.

  • Linda Fowler

    Child Abuse. Where is CPS? They need to take this child from them immediately.

    • CPS is run by antiChrist WITCHES, HOMOS, SOCIALIST FILTH!

  • Reason2012

    Adults continue to permanently turn away from homosexuality, even after decades of believing the lie they were “born that way”, proving it’s not genetic, but the product of indoctrination, confusion, mental instability and/or abuse.

    Homosexual behavior is most literally pointed out as a sin, and God has not changed on that regard. But if a person has those inclinations but does not act upon them, does not dwell in lust upon others, but is instead struggling against them to avoid them, then it’s not a sin. It’s just like sinful inclinations of any kind: it’s acting upon it when it becomes a sin.

    And this is what God says about sin and specifically the behavior of homosexuality:

    Romans 1:26-27 ”For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: (27) And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their_lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.”

    1 Corinthians 6:9-10 ”Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate [men who willingly take on the part of a “woman” with another man], nor abusers of themselves with mankind [s odomites], (10) Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.”

    1 Timothy 1:9-10 ”Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers, (10) For_whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind [s odomites], for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine;”

    Jude 1:7 ”Even as_Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire.”

    Luke 17:29 ”[Jesus said] But the same day that Lot went out of_Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed them all.”

    Matthew 19:4-6 ”And he [Jesus] answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female, (5) And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh? (6) Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.”

    Jesus made it quite clear God made us male and female so that a man will leave his father and mother (not two fathers, not three mothers and so on) and cleave onto his wife (not his husband and so on).

    The Word of God rebukes us all – even if we all try to say we don’t believe the Bible, the very Word of God will be our judge when we face Him. And God is a righteous judge and will judge us all – not turn a blind eye to our sin. Do not be deceived by the world: it’s God we will have to convince that His word was a lie, not men. What happened in Noah’s day when the entire world rejected God? Did God spare them because there were so many? No – they all perished except for Noah and his family!

    Proverbs 9:10 ”The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.”

    God spared not His chosen people – we are kidding ourselves if we think He will spare the United States of America if we choose to blatantly turn away from Him.

    Jeremiah 12:17 ”But if they will not obey, I will utterly pluck up and destroy that nation, saith the LORD.”

    Luke 17:28-30 “So also as it was in the days of Lot: they ate, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they built; (29) but the day Lot went out of Sodom, it rained fire and brimstone from the heaven and destroyed them all. (30) Even so it shall be in the day when the Son of Man is revealed.”

    Romans 1:18-32 “For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold [suppress] the truth in unrighteousness; Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath shewed it unto them.

    For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse: Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.

    Therefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves: Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.

    For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.

    And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient; Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, m urder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, Without understanding, covenantbreakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful: Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.”

    The entire Bible points out men having_sex with men is an abomination. Likewise woman having_sex with women. It’s not just Paul that pointed it out.

    Genesis 19:4-13 “But before they lay down, the men of the city, even the men of S odom, compassed the house round, both old and young, all the people from every quarter: And they called unto Lot, and said unto him, Where are the men which came in to thee this night? bring them out unto us, that we may know them [men wanting to have_sex with men].

    And Lot went out at the door unto them, and shut the door after him, And said, I pray you, brethren, do not so wickedly. Behold now, I have two daughters which have not known man; let me, I pray you, bring them out unto you, and do ye to them as is good in your eyes: only unto these men do nothing [he offers his daughters to be_raped to keep them from having_sex with another man – shows_rape is not the issue but male on male_sex]; for therefore came they under the shadow of my roof.

    And they said, Stand back. And they said again, This one fellow came in to sojourn, and he will needs be a judge: now will we deal worse with thee, than with them. And they pressed sore upon the man, even Lot, and came near to break the door. But the men put forth their hand, and pulled Lot into the house to them, and shut to the door. And they smote the men that were at the door of the house with blindness, both small and great: so that they wearied themselves to find the door.

    And the men said unto Lot, Hast thou here any besides? son in law, and thy sons, and thy daughters, and whatsoever thou hast in the city, bring them out of this place: For we will destroy this place, because the cry of them is waxen great before the face of the LORD; and the LORD hath sent us to destroy it.”

    These two messengers were sent to destroy that place before the event where they tried to_rape these messengers.

    Leviticus 18:22 “Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination.”

    Leviticus 20:13 “If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination …”

    Even cross-dressing is an abomination:

    Deuteronomy 22:5 “The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman’s garment: for all that do so are abomination unto the LORD thy God.”

    Deuteronomy 23:17 “There shall be no_whore of the daughters of Israel, nor a s odomite of the sons of Israel.”

    1 Kings 22:46 “And the remnant of the s odomites, which remained in the days of his father Asa, he took out of the land.”

    1 Kings 15:11-12 “And Asa did that which was right in the eyes of the LORD, as did David his father. And he took away the s odomites out of the land, and removed all the idols that his fathers had made.”

    2 Kings 23:7 “And he brake down the houses of the s odomites, that were by the house of the LORD, where the women wove hangings for the grove.”

    Ezekiel 16:49-50 “Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister S odom, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy. And they were haughty, and committed abomination before me: therefore I took them away as I saw good.”

    And the “pride” parades about homosexuality are more of the same.

    Matthew 19:4-5 “And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female, And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh?”

    Not father and father. Not mother and mother. Not his husband.

    And only two people of opposite gender can become “one flesh”.

    Live forever, people – not temporarily only to be cast out for living for the things of this world.

    May God/Jesus Christ be glorified!

  • Pedro Contreras Jr.

    Mental retardation at its finest!!!

  • timetorun

    Isaiah 29.6
    For when thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world (read: USA) learn righteousness.

    I personally follow the above verse and will pray that outcome directly for our country. America needs judgment from above because it has refused to humble itself and listen. this seems like the only way we be righteous again short of national Christian revival. And its very possible that judgment will lead to revival.

  • I watched the video and found it to be wonderful. These people are happy and I’m not surprised at all that this opinion blog misled by saying that the women were forcing “their toddler son to be gender neutral.”

    Actually, they are teaching/training the child have a gender neutral attitude/worldview exactly the way most folks in our society are taught to submit to a patriarchal society through the eyes of their parents and religion. It is the attitude they are targeting, not the actual sexual orientation of the child.

    Children believe what they are taught and nurtured to believe and that includes belief in any particular religion. Why do most folks in the U.S. believe in Christianity? Because the vast majority were taught to believe it, just as a Muslim or anyone else was taught to belive his/her particular religion.

    Christians sometimes make tragic mistakes when a child, after puberty, shows a preference in her/his affection for the same gender. They try to reeducate them (cure the gay). This is forcing the child/teen/adult to be something she/he is not (genetically) and the “reeducation” has sometimes led to suicide and certainly self loathing.

    This is why the Christian community should accept the findings of behavioral science and begin allowing their members, especially the children, to identify as they choose.

    It would be great if all people had a neutral view of gender and allow their natural geneotype–the actual sexual nature of an individual–to prevail over outward appearances (phenotype). Genes determine sexual orientation, society decides on outward appearances (in many cases wrongly) if a person is male or female.

    This goes, as well, for intersex children. Another tragedy occurs when a baby is born with ambiguous genitalia (having both male and female genitalia). Sometimes the parents will choose which gender they “believe” or want the child to be, and order an operation to make it so. As the child grows, she/he discovers that the wrong gender was selected. In such a case, should the church bar that person from marriage? Should the church try to reeducate her/him?

  • ReverendDraco✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ ᵃᶜᶜᵒᵘᶰᵗ

    “My understanding about gender is that it ultimately doesn’t mean anything,” Michelle asserts in the footage.

    Your understanding about gender is – ultimately – non-existent.

    May I suggest that you get off your dead ass and go panhandle the education you’ve thus far been unable to borrow or steal?

    Also – please give that poor boy to a family who won’t mentally abuse him on principle?

  • lizk

    I thought that was called child abuse , I guess that’s ok because she’s not normal.

  • lizk

    God created male and female and to be fruitful

  • Chet

    Can you imagine the mental anguish to ultimately be endured by this precious little guy – and needlessly…

  • gramma aac

    Are they calling evil “good ” and GOOD, “evil”? (Isaiah 5:20)

  • ranklez

    Child abuse.