This week our collaborators at the PBS debate show Point Taken ask: is the U.S. moving too quickly or too slowly on gender rights?
Some feminists are causing controversy for challenging views about what it means to be a woman.
It’s a challenge for some transgender people to project the voice of their preferred gender.
One of the primary ways people express their gender is through their voice. Voice features such as pitch, voice quality and inflection signal the person’s gender to others.
When do girls come to like pink and boys blue?
Gender is more of a flexible state than most people think. And as children, we start out thinking more flexibly about gender than we end up as adults.
Australian Christian Lobby’s Lyle Shelton, speaking on Q&A.
The Australian Christian Lobby's Lyle Shelton said he was concerned about body modification, gender reassignment surgery and future suicide risk. We check the research.
Both Democratic candidates are strong feminists, which makes it harder for Hillary to claim women's votes as her birthright.
Born this way.
The IOC's changes to transgender policy is useful, but the situation is still complicated.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender inmates face violence and intimidation. And prisons are struggling to address their needs.
Miley Cyrus: “I don’t relate to being boy or girl…”
We may like to proclaim that 'gender is between your ears, not between your legs', but things are often different in the real world.
Shades of pink and blue: for the first time, Pantone has chosen a blending of two colors.
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The global color authority seems intent on obliterating the confines of gender-color associations.
Eddie Redmayne stars as Lili Elbe.
The film tells the story of Lili Elbe, who was one of the first people to receive sexual reassignment surgery. Sadly, the film barely scratches the surface of the real story.
They’re back … with some iffy casting.
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Is Benedict Cumberbatch's character, All, an unwelcome stereotype?
All people have duties to their sexual partners regardless of their HIV status.
Just how much disclosure is it reasonable to expect from a sex partner, particularly if that relationship isn't a serious and committed one?
Alex Gino’s book tells the story of Melissa, a ten-year-old girl who the world sees as a boy named George.
George tells the story of Melissa, a ten-year-old girl who the world sees as a boy named George. Such books will, hopefully, move from being anomalies to part of the status quo.
Vicky Thompson: let down by the system.
Transgender woman Vikki Thompson died after being placed in an all-male prison. It's time we stuck up for the rights of trans people.
What’s the fuss over gender neutral bathrooms?
Activists are organizing "urine" blockades and "shit-ins" to demand safe bathroom for transgender students on campuses. Why is this important?
Sin Dee Reel (Kitana Kiki Rodriguez) and Alexandra (Mya Taylor).
Have there been too many transgender dramas recently? There's certainly room for this one.
The gender binary does not adequately describe the experience of people who identify as genderqueer.
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Germaine Greer's comments that "post-operative transgender men are not women" have provoked outcry from transgender activists. So let's have a meaningful discussion about gender, sex and the complex relationship between the two.
Honesty is the best policy (and the law).
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A woman has been found guilty of tricking another woman into thinking she was having sex with a man. What does the law actually say about this?
Is the future now?
While fashion can be an act of defiance and subversion, it can also exploit the oppressed.