Thanks to recent highly politicized, highly publicized pushes to ban transgender people from serving in the military and using the public restroom that matches their gender identity, it may seem like transgender issues have suddenly sprung up out of nowhere.
Diana Feliz Oliva, a 45-year-old transgender woman who grew up outside Fresno, Calif., remembers being bullied when she was younger and feeling confused about her gender identity. She was depressed and fearful about being found out, and she prayed every night for God to take her while she slept. “I was living in turmoil,” said […]
Trudeau said he will formally apologize on Nov. 28 to people forced out of public service or prosecuted based on their sexual and gender identities. The post Trudeau promises apology to Canadians persecuted for being gay appeared first on Macleans.ca.
A specialist NHS centre in London is helping thousands of young people who are having difficulties with gender identity At a time when transgender issues occupy the centreground of today’s culture wars, a clinic in an unpreposessing 1920s office block in north-west London has found itself on the frontline. Show More Summary
New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority retired the use of “ladies and gentlemen” in its service announcements last week and began using gender-neutral terms like “passengers” and “everyone” to address riders.
Every year during the holiday season, HRC receives many calls and emails from LGBTQ people asking us how to handle situations with family and loved ones when difficult conversations arise about sexual orientation and gender identity, particularly around the subject of religion. Show More Summary
Treating someone with kindness and respect isn't really that hard and it's certainly not "crazy."
Watch Courtney Act Give Us a Crash Course in Gender Identity If you're ever confused about the difference between sex and gender, 'RuPaul's Drag Race' star Courtney Act teaches a quick course in gender identity Hornet Stories - Hornet Stories bring you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
Students 'are in a ‘trying on’ stage of life... so no labels need to be fixed.'
Manasia Horne’s struggle with gender identity has caused friction with her family. At a shelter for youths like her, she learned to accept herself.
(Society for Research in Child Development) The extent to which youths feel typical of their gender and the pressure they feel to conform to traditional gender roles are related to adolescents' well-being. Because many gender-related...Show More Summary
The extent to which youths feel typical of their gender and the pressure they feel to conform to traditional gender roles are related to adolescents' well-being. Because many gender-related expectations are culturally based, a new longitudinal...Show More Summary
Students' parents argue it's not the school's responsibility.
In March, the U.S. Census Bureau announced it would not be collecting data on sexual orientation and gender identity in 2020, a move that LGBTQ advocacy groups decried as a form of erasure. That decision led the social-science company...Show More Summary
German top court rules to drop gender entries in official records
Diana Feliz Oliva, a 45-year-old transgender woman who grew up outside Fresno, Calif., remembers being bullied when she was younger and feeling confused about her gender identity. She was depressed an...
Dr. Joe Kort discusses gender identity and its relevance. The post What is Gender? appeared first on The Good Men Project.
“How can you write legislation about gender identity when you shut out transgender people from the legislative process?”
Inspired by the Parisian salons frequented by social outsiders in the 19th century, mixed-media artist Lezley Saar named her latest exhibition, on view now at the California African American Museum in Exposition Park, "Salon des Refusés." "I took that title and I used it to mean a salon of portraits...
With LGBTQ rights under threat, Fast Company explores what it means (and what it takes) to square your sexuality or gender identity with your professional life. By the time I interviewed for my first professional internship, I was already out to my family and friends. But figuring out how to be out at work still wasn’t something I was prepared for. Read Full Story