From Laura Donovan’s article for

Summer camp is a rite of passage for many. For gender non-conforming kids, however, the structure of summer camp might present challenges for gender fluid individuals. That’s why a parent-run camp is dedicated to promoting gender fluidity by allowing campers to dress however they please, among other things, to elevate gender fluid children.

“It was through this experience and several others that the parents came to the consensus that only through visibility was the conversation going to move forward,” [Morris] said in an interview with the Huffington Post. “Children are affected by anti-gay prejudice and adults have a responsibility to address it. They have this innate ability and eagerness to have honest conversations, and when these discussions are presented in a non-judgmental fashion, the children benefit.”

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