An affirming college environment can set trans youth on a path of personal, academic and professional success.
These are some of the key features and policies that trans prospective students may want to consider in their college exploration process.
How women describe themselves, and whom they engage romantically with, is changing.
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Women's sexual identities and behaviors are changing in ways men's are not.
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We spoke to a number of young LGBTIQA+ people from all over Australia and from a variety of cultural backgrounds about their experiences during the pandemic.
A pro-LGBTQ poster at Bosphorus University in Turkey with the image of the mythical creature Şahmeran.
Student protesters in Turkey recently used this mythical figure to express their queer identity. An art historian explains the significance.
Parents and caregivers can shop all the aisles of toy and clothing stores to show children that gendered norms are arbitrary and can be crossed.
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A genderqueer sociologist offers tips to disrupt gender-based discrimination in childhood.
About 12% of transgender Americans have experienced homelessness in the last year.
Transgender people experience high rates of discrimination in housing and shelter services.
The ABS should include detailed questions about gender and sexuality in the 2021 Census.
Accurate data on Australians’ gender and sexual identity helps governments make good policy – and, importantly, ensures those communities are seen and recognised.
The Doug Ford government has introduced a new sex education curriculum in Ontario, and it’s not much different than the controversial one rolled out by former Liberal premier Kathleen Wynne five years ago.
Doug Ford’s unveiling of a new Grade 1-8 sex education curriculum is strikingly similar to the maligned 2015 version. The result is confused Ontario parents.
Transgender employees still struggle in the workplace.
While US companies have made significant strides in creating workplaces that are more inclusive of transexual individuals, discrimination and employment penalties remain.
Michigan Democrat Rashida Tlaib became one of two Muslim women to be elected to Congress in the recent midterm elections. How voters gender-identify has an impact on how they vote.
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Men and women are not unified voting blocs. We must consider how voters identify themselves in terms of gender to truly understand how women and men think about politics.
A significant number of transgender and non-binary people report discrimination when seeking medical and social services.
Outed. Denied care. Openly harassed. These are just a few of the experiences reported by American transgender and non-binary individuals when seeking medical care or social services.
Anthony Gormley’s Another Place installation has become the latest site of a dispute over gender.
The UK government is consulting on changing gender recognition laws. Here's what you need to know.
Changes to stringent school uniform rules may help schools on the pathway to acceptance of sexuality and gender fluidity.
Despite the “Yes” vote, Australia has a long way to go in accepting sexuality and gender fluidity, especially in schools. Changing strict uniform rules is a small step in the right direction.
If we’re keeping him, it’s time to reinvent James Bond for the digital post-Weinstein age.
Desire, behaviour and identity are distinct, and do not always overlap.
‘LGBTIQA+’ is a term often employed to be inclusive – but it runs the risk of being so inclusive it loses all meaning.
More still needs to be done to improve trans pupils’ experiences.
New guidance urging schools to stop making pupils conform to gender stereotypes is a step in the right direction.
Position vacant: Vitit Muntarbhorn.
The UN has finally created a specific role to uphold LGBT rights, but its first mandate-holder is resigning after just a year.
Some in the Catholic community previously labeled the Safe Schools program as ‘controversial’.
The new program for Catholic schools draws on the same research as Safe Schools (so perhaps it wasn’t part of a ‘Marxist agenda’ after all).
Education and awareness about gender identity and sexual orientation are crucial.
Many people use religion and culture as explanations for their homophobic attitudes.
Don’t like dresses or skirts for schoolgirls? Then let them wear pants.
There’s a simple solution to the school uniform conundrum: have a range of sanctioned options and allow students to choose, no matter their gender.