Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk and Canadian singer Grimes, who introduced on Tuesday the start of their first youngster collectively, plan to hitch a rising variety of households choosing a gender-neutral parenting fashion.
The strategy has change into more and more fashionable as extra dad and mom reject gender stereotypes – comparable to dressing women in pink and boys in blue, as a substitute permitting youngsters to make such decisions for themselves.
“I do not need to gender them in case that is not how they really feel of their life,” Grimes, 32, whose actual title is Claire Boucher, informed followers in a YouTube reside stream in February whereas discussing her being pregnant.
On the time, she declined to disclose the intercourse of the infant, however 48-year-old Musk stated on Twitter that they’d had a boy.
Posting two photos of the new child, who they’ve named X Æ A-12, Musk stated mom and child had been “all good”.
Different well-known dad and mom who’ve spoken about their plans to boost their youngsters in a gender-neutral surroundings embody singer Paloma Religion and Marvel actress Zoe Saldana.
The development has prompted toy and clothes manufacturers to give you new genderless merchandise.
Barbie maker Mattel launched gender-neutral dolls final yr and attire manufacturers comparable to Zara and smaller trend line Gypsy Sport have began producing genderless clothes collections.
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