Excerpted from “The Future Of Feeling: Building Empathy in a Tech-Obsessed World” by Kaitlin Ugolik Phillips. © 2020. Published by Little A, February 1, 2020. All Rights Reserved.
Some of the first biological evidence of the incongruence transgender individuals experience, because their brain indicates they are one sex and their body another, may have been found in estrogen receptor pathways in the brain of 30 transgender individuals.
(On one hand I am glad there is continuing research into gender, on the other I worry this may lead to unintended consequences.)
Photographer Ethan James Green, who is known for his striking black-and-white style, shot a group of close friends for Alexander McQueen. Wearing the spring 2020 collection, the models are Green’s long-term collaborators Dara, Torraine Futurum, and Marcs Goldberg. All three are transgender, and all three have made waves in the industry in their own right.
Remember, a trans person story is their own. Not anyone else’s. Period.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill proposed by a group of Republican lawmakers on Wednesday that would have amended the Iowa Civil Rights Act by removing protections against discrimination for transgender people is dead, a powerful committee chairman said.
What should have been a straightforward matter was instead met with hostility.
Jacob and I talked about trans-affirmative mental health care, how affirmative differs from informative, accepting intersecting identities, and how being transgender intersects with all different identities.
Lansing — An Michigan Court of Appeals panel ruled Tuesday that transgender people are not protected by a state law criminalizing ethnic intimidation against people based on their “race, color, religion, gender or national origin.”
(Not my first choice for news or information but this is an important case.)
Puberty blockers for under-18s should not be legal, say those bringing proceedings.