When her six-year-old daughter first called herself a “tomboy”, Lisa Selin Davis had to ask herself what that word meant. Davis launched a deep exploration of gender and gender nonconformity, and discovered the tomboy label is both empowering for some and problematic for others.
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Davis, Lisa Selin. Tomboy: The Surprising History and Future of Girls Who Dare To Be Different. New York: Hachette Book Group, 2020.
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