Mat Staver

I just received an email from hate group leader Mat Staver. The subject line is: “Study Confirms Gender Is Not Social Construct.” Isn’t that what we have been trying to tell him all along? That gender is organic?

A recent study authored by John A. Barry of Institute for Women’s Health at University College London found that children overwhelmingly chose to play with toys typed to their gender. Boys played with male-typical toys more than girls did, and girls played with female-typical toys more than boys did.

The study, “Sex differences in children’s toy preferences: A systematic review, meta-regression, and meta-analysis,” which was published in
Infant and Child Development, reviewed 16 studies, from 1980 to 2016, of 787 boys and 813 girls ranging in age from one to eight years.

Yeah. So?

Despite methodological variation in the choice and number of toys offered, context of testing, and age of child, the consistency in finding sex differences in children’s preferences for toys typed to their own gender indicates the strength of this phenomenon and the likelihood that has a biological origin. The time playing with male-typed toys increased as boys got older, but the same pattern was not found in girls; this indicates that stereotypical social effects may persist longer for boys or that there is a stronger biological predisposition for certain play styles in boys.”

Right you dumb schmuck. Gender has a biological origin which undermines your arguments about transgender kids being confused or in need of some sort of therapy. It does not mean that gender must conform to natal sex. We know this, in part, because of evidence.

Staver is not only the dumbest lawyer in America but a strong competitor for dumbest person.

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