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.
Why do gender-neutral bathrooms matter?
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.
The idea of ‘family balancing’ is based on the belief that children come in two genders that have essentially different traits.
The risk of harm in sex selection stems from the fact that parents don't desire any child, they want a child of a particular sex, who is to remain within the limits of binary gender roles.
Caitlyn Jenner vamps.
Caitlyn Jenner's new TV show 'I am Cait' has sparked a fierce online debate about the validity of the transgender identity. Group identity may explain why the debate is so heated.
David Bowie posing for the Aladdin Sane tour, 1973. Photograph by Masayoshi Sukita.
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David Bowie has long confounded us with enigmatic acts of gender transgression, with gestures and personas drawn from Hollywood stars, literature and avant-garde art. That flame still burns brightly.
In both of photographer Annie Leibovitz’s shots, deviance is synonymous with beauty.
Caitlyn Jenner evokes Demi Moore's controversial 1991 Vanity Fair cover shoot, done when pregnancy was something to be hidden.
Transgender is an umbrella term, encompassing a number of different identities and practices.
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Transgender is a relatively new word. So when an academic seeks to create a transgender historical archive, complications abound.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are supporting their daughter Shiloh’s decision to be called John.
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If you want to know a child's gender, just ask them and then listen to the answer.