Gender, LGBT, Transgender

Vatican Rejects Notion That Gender Identity Can Be Fluid – The New York Times

Vatican Rejects Notion That Gender Identity Can Be Fluid – The New York Times:

Entitled “Male and Female He Created Them: Towards a Path of Dialogue on the Question of Gender Theory in Education,” the document seemed to lay down a line on how far the Vatican was willing to go.

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Gender, LGBT, Transgender

3 in 5 people will deliberately misgender a trans person to show disrespect / LGBTQ Nation

3 in 5 people will deliberately misgender a trans person to show disrespect / LGBTQ Nation:

Three in five people internationally report that they would intentionally misgender a transgender person, according to a recent survey.

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Discrimination, Equality, Gender, Hate, LGBT, Transgender

Prominent lesbian attorney slams transgender activism as a ‘men’s rights movement’ | Daily Mail Online

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.

Prominent lesbian attorney slams transgender activism as a ‘men’s rights movement’ | Daily Mail Online:

Lawyer Kara Dansky, a spokeswoman for the Women’s Liberation Front (WoLF), condemned the transgender rights movement on Monday.

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Gender, LGBT, Transgender

Transgender, intersex, and gender non-conforming people #WontBeErased by pseudoscience | Not-Binary.org

Transgender, intersex, and gender non-conforming people #WontBeErased by pseudoscience | Not-Binary.org:

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

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Gender, LGBT, Transgender

Trump Administration’s Definition of “Gender” Is Not Science | Psychology Today

Trump Administration’s Definition of “Gender” Is Not Science | Psychology Today:

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.

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Gender, Science, Transgender

Scientists find DNA clues to gender identity in transwoman database

Not sure if this a good thing or not…

 

Scientists find DNA clues to gender identity in transwoman database:

Transgender identity might be genetically determined, at least partially, results from the world’s largest study of transwomen reveal.

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