sex positive rugrats!
*The Rugrats parents allow Tommy and Chuckie to wear dresses because “they’re not just for girls”
*In Betty & Howard’s relationship, the gender roles are reversed. Same in Drew & Charlotte’s relationship.
*Charlotte, Angelica’s big business mama, occasionally alludes to the importance of female empowerment:
* Throughout the series, it is often highlighted that Phil & Lil, although identical twins, are treated differently because of their gender.
*Charles/”Chaz” proudly takes on the nurturing role of single dad and challenges traditional masculinity.
*In fact, most the characters bend gender in one way or another!