A distraught mom wrote in to the Washington Post because their 3.5-yo son is obsessed with Disney Princesses: wants to play dress up rather than go outside, even insists on a Disney Princess birthday party. "So far, my husband and I have tried to remain neutral and have even let him buy Disney Princess books or DVDs occasionally."
The Post tiptoes around their real, unspoken question: Is he gay?
And the answer: Of course he's gay. He's gay as the day is long. Just like my daughter is a giant lesbian because she wears boy's Levi's, likes to build block towers, and asks to watch Thomas videos.
The solution: throw everything out, then take him to Pottery Barn Kids for a makeover, but--and here's the tricky part--only let him choose fabrics, colors and some funky accessories to freshen up his space from among the boy-colored items.
These scientifically chosen decorating schemes are there for a reason, people.
Now let's talk about the denial of reality behind the phrase "we even let him buy..."
A Boy And His Princess Obsession [washpost]