Melbourne knowledge week
Melbourne Knowledge Week

So, what if we didn’t gender babies?

Thursday 23 May, 12.30pm to 1.30pm


A growing number of parents are doing it, so what happens when we don’t assign a gender to an infant at birth?

Pick up any baby name book and you will see the index for boys and girls, but imagine if those names were for every small person? Would it mean a more fulfilling life for that youngster? Is it even possible to shield a child from the gender-saturated world we live in? From toys and clothes to gender roles in the home – how do parents navigate this approach to parenting with a new baby in tow? Skip the gender-reveal party and join us for this insightful panel discussion with Son Vivienne, Bobuq Sayed and Zac Collins-Widders.

This panel is part of our ‘So, what if?’ lunchtime talks series, presented in partnership with The Wheeler Centre, which includes:


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Dates and times

Thu 23 May,
12.30pm — 1.30pm


The Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Auslan interpretation on request, Wheelchair accessible

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