Contrary to misconceptions, exposing children to diverse expressions of gender identity supports their natural development and fosters inclusivity.
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Drag Queen Story Time events have faced backlash and protests recently. But contrary to misconceptions, these events can support child development and promote acceptance.
Trans rights are under attack in the U.S. Here, Jamiyah Morrison, 19, of Riverdale, Md., left, has rainbow makeup touched up by Niaomi Moshier, 21, while attending Transgender Day of Visibility rally in March in Washington, D.C.
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This year, there are more than 400 active anti-trans bills across the U.S. What do things look like in Canada? Are we a safe haven or are we following those same trends?
The UK government has vetoed Scotland’s gender recognition reform (Scotland) bill, which aims to make it easier for people to change their legal gender.
Self-identification will relieve trans people of the (often distressing) medical scrutiny that has historically been required.
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Simplifying how people change their gender will be helpful to trans people, but the government’s latest move risks prolonging a toxic debate.
‘They/them’ are among the most popular pronouns, but many students are devising new pronouns to identify their gender.
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An analysis of college applications reveals that 3% of US students use pronouns other than the traditional “he” or “she” binary.
Teachers and their supporters demonstrate in St. Paul, Minn., in March 2022.
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As the national debate over LGBTQ rights continues, teachers in the Midwest are facing challenges similar to those facing their colleagues elsewhere in the US.
Recent research has found that CEOs with significant power discourage LGBTQ+ initiatives in the workplace.
Corporations have the responsibility to make workplaces more inclusive and welcoming for LGBTQ+ employees.
Trans young people flourish with support from family, friends, and the broader community. Future commentary about trans young people’s rights needs to take this into account.
Public bodies are trying to navigate a difficult but important topic.
Around two in every 100 people have sex characteristics between the male-female binary definitions. Training for doctors and other health workers needs to reflect this.
Social media can provide ways for LGBTQ youth to learn more about, and stay connected to, their identities.
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While online communities may not fully address the isolation LGBTQ youth face in-person, they can serve as an important source of social support and a springboard for civic engagement.
Fears that concerned parents might fall foul of a new law banning gay conversion practices are not borne out by the strict definitions in the bill before parliament.
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.
A study into the new Tasmanian laws finds they are warranted and necessary.
Pride parade in London 2017.
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One in three Polish people believe in a ‘gender conspiracy’, according to new reserach.
About 12% of transgender Americans have experienced homelessness in the last year.
Transgender people experience high rates of discrimination in housing and shelter services.