Mothers producing sexually confused children

Some may wonder why so many people now claim to be confused about their gender identity.
Could changes in parenting be part of the reason?
Here are some articles that may suggest that.

My sons love getting their toenails painted.
Why should that wig me out?

by Petula Dvoak
Washington Post Opinion Column, 2014-10-20

[This is exactly the kind of thing that at Brandeis was called "gender bending",
and seemed to be viewed as avant garde, rather the deviant, there.]