Last week, an article in the Toronto Star about a Toronto family who had decided to keep their third child’s gender a secret made headlines around the world. Today, baby Storm’s mother, Kathy Witterick, responded to the outcry over the family’s decision. Reaction to the family’s unorthodox choice has been polarized, with some suggesting that the family is just using Storm to conduct a sociological experiment — one with uncertain consequences. Others have been supportive of the family’s right to raise their children outside the “gender binary“.
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