Fifty shades of gay
iO Tillett Wright has photographed 2,000 people who consider themselves somewhere on the LGBTQ spectrum -- and asked many of them: Can you assign a percentage to how gay or straight you are? Most people, it turns out, consider themselves to exist in the gray areas of sexuality, not 100% gay or straight. Which presents a real problem when it comes to discrimination: Where do you draw the line?
Beyond the Gender Binary | Yee Won Chong | TEDxRainier
Yee Won Chong shares a story about the challenges of navigating the world while transgender, and provides suggestions on being a good ally.Yee Won Chong conv...
Opinion | Should the World of Toys Be Gender-Free? (Published 2011)
Does Stripping Gender From Toys Really Make Sense? - NYTimes.com "At issue, then, is not nature or nurture but how nurture becomes nature: the environment in which children play and grow can encourage a range of aptitudes or foreclose them." Does gender impact a child's toy choice, or do the toy choices impact the child's gender choices?
Transgender Child: A Parent's Difficult Choice | Our America with Lisa Ling | Oprah Winfrey Network
Tuesdays at 10/9c on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network or visit http://www.oprah.com/ouramerica | Hailey, a young biological boy born as "Harry," has expressed from...
Dad wears skirt to support dress-wearing son
What would you do if your son liked wearing dresses? One dad in Germany decided to put on a skirt of his own in support his little dress-loving fellow. When ...
genderbread-person... The genderbread person helps to identify some common gender binary terminology and shows that identity, orientation and expression are all on a continuum and are not as black and white as society protrays them to be. Be sure to follow the link on this page to the original article for more indepth explanations! A great read!
Is anatomy destiny?
Alice Dreger works with people at the edge of anatomy, such as conjoined twins and intersexed people. In her observation, it's often a fuzzy line between male and female, among other anatomical distinctions. Which brings up a huge question: Why do we let our anatomy determine our fate?
Beyond the Gender Binary
One example of of gender binary from a terriffic blog, which presents various materials (films, advertisements, articles and you tube clips) promoting breaking the gender binary and informing people of the inequitites surrounding them everyday.
XX/XY - A Short Documentary about Intersex
Tags: biology , bodies , children/youth , gender , lgbtq , sex/sexuality , clitorectomy, intersex, intersexuality, medical sociology, transgender, 11 to 20 mins Year: 2000 Length: 12:50 Access:...
It’s Ok, Guys–You Can Sleep in a Queen-Size Bed - Sociological Images
The Society Pages (TSP) is an open-access social science project headquartered in the Department of Sociology at the University of Minnesota
Transgender Girl's Parents Lobby for Her Right to Use the Bathroom
The parents of a 6-year-old transgender girl who has been banned from using the girls’ bathroom at her Fountain, Colorado public school have filed a...
Making Shirts to Support the LGBTQ Community - Big Time Shirt
Sales of pride merchandise are at an all-time high thanks to huge public support for the LGBTQ community. Because of that, many merchants, specifically t-shirt sellers, have been created in order to sell LGBTQ merchandise to supporters. Did you know that the majority of these companies don’t give anything back to the LGBTQ community? It’s really a shame. However, there is a morally intrinsic value to be placed upon any company that chooses to devote their time and resources to creating…