Gail Cornwall Writer


Gail’s work has been published online by
The Atlantic / The Washington Post / The New York Times / Salon / The San Francisco Chronicle / Scary Mommy / Parents Magazine


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I happened to be texting my husband pictures of potential purchases at Ross, when my five-year-old son approached. I snapped a shot of his pensive, troubled face as he held up the bottles of colorful nail polish and pointed out "JUST 4 GIRLS" printed on the packaging. He said, "No Mommy, take an angry one. It's not fair. They shouldn't do that. Nail paint is for everyone." He's right, of course. So here's an angry one too. Why can't we let kids be kids instead of rearing them in the shadow of adult issues with sex and gender? ... See MoreSee Less

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