Three in five people internationally report that they would intentionally misgender a transgender person, according to a recent survey.
Given the shift in attitudes in the US toward LGB and especially Transgender people thanks in large part to the influence of the Evangelical Right, Mike Pence, and the Trump administration, seeing this is more disappointing than surprising.
Lawyer Kara Dansky, a spokeswoman for the Women’s Liberation Front (WoLF), condemned the transgender rights movement on Monday.
The conversation about trans identities has been riven by bitter divisions. Two philosophers offer radically different perspectives
As scientists, we are compelled to write to you, our elected representatives, about the current administration’s proposal to legally define gender as a binary condition determined at birth, based on genitalia, and with plans to clarify disputes using “genetic testing”.1 This proposal is fundamentally inconsistent not only with science, but also with ethical practices, human rights, and basic dignity.2
On Sunday, The New York Times reported that the Trump administration plans to define “gender” based on people’s external genitalia, as part of their larger efforts to roll back protections for transgender Americans. They say they plan to implement a definition of gender “grounded in science.” As a physician who studies gender, I can tell you this is ludicrous. There is no scientific definition of gender.
Not sure if this a good thing or not…
Transgender identity might be genetically determined, at least partially, results from the world’s largest study of transwomen reveal.
U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice, a New York Democrat, has introduced a new bill that compels the Transportation Security Administration to adopt gender-neutral technologies and screening techniques.