Fixed That For Ya' asks: "Is raising a child free of gender roles a good idea?" As long as CNN's at it, there are all kinds of questions they might consider asking:

[On the left, the actual poll, on the right, I ask if "polling the public on the merits of other families' personal choices is a good idea"]

CNN is, of course referring to the story of Storm, a baby whose parents have not publicly revealed their child's medically assigned gender.

If you like polls and transphobic headlines, NBC's Today has you covered.

[Commenting guidelines: The parents' choice is off-limits for discussion, and what is on-topic is CNN's decision to run a poll about it.]

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