Bo Peep gets a masculine make-over. Jessie gets to be sheriff. And the domesticated life is pretty much jettisoned by the gang from Toy Story Land. Why do almost all of the sequels for these franchises tend towards the gender blender? Will we train our 10-year-old daughters in the feminist ideal? Toy Story 4 is the most popular children’s movie to date by first week box office sales, but will our 5-10 year old kids see the problem with Emersonian transcendentalism?
Homeschooled himself in the 1960's and 70's, Kevin Swanson and his wife, Brenda, are now homeschooling their five children. Since graduating from his homeschool and then serving as student body president of a large west coast university, he has gone on to other leadership positions in corporate management, church, and other non-profits.