In the videos, Rogers is seen discussing gender with the young viewers of his show. “Boys are boys from the beginning, girls are girls right from the start. Everybody’s fancy, Everybody’s fine. Your body’s fancy and so is mine.” he says.
The message is a stark contrast to the current progressive view on gender identity, which is becoming increasingly mainstream. In recent years, the media and Hollywood have done their best to normalize transgenderism and the idea that a person’s gender is malleable.