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Genetics, Gender Identity, and Youth Transitions: Context and Questions for Reflection

by Mauro Sifuentes, doctoral candidate in Education & community-based educator

During late July this past summer, Stephen Rosenthal, M.D., medical director of the UCSF Child and Adolescent Gender Center, a professional collaborative of medical and advocacy experts, presented recommendations to a group of over a hundred parents of transgender youth who showed up to hear the most recent findings from a field of research that seeks to identify a biological basis for transgender identities; most of the adults present were parents of children or youth who receive clinical care from this center. 1,375 more words

CFP - Queer Asia 2018 - conference + film festival (London, UK)

Queer Asia 2018 is excited to announce our call for films and papers for the 3rd edition of our annual conference.

The theme for the conference and film festival this year is ‘Bodies X Borders’ and we hope to have a wide diversity of speakers, panelists, and participants at what is set to be a very exciting line up. 29 more words


"Perverting Play: Theorizing a Queer Game Mechanic" by Maureen Engel

MLA Citation: Engel, Maureen. “Perverting Play: Theorizing a Queer Game Mechanic.” Television & New Media, vol. 18, no. 4, Sept. 2016, pp. 351–360.

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On Call of Duty:WWII Calling Cards

As you may well know, the newest Call of Duty Game (Call of Duty: WWII) came out this weekend. Call of Duty features calling cards… 400 more words

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Different From the Others: LGBT History Month and the Almost Century-Old Legacy of an Early Gay Rights Film


October is LGBT History Month, and this year it is as important as ever to study our past. With all of our recently won civil rights and our dramatically increased visibility in society, the LGBT community sometimes assumes that the features of our culture and the values of our politics are recent inventions. 629 more words

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Gender Education Post that Ends with an inappropriate question

Student: Hey, teach. You’re Gender-fluid, yeah?

Me: Yeah.

Student: And that falls under the umbrella term of “transgender,” right?

Me: Yes.

Student: So when you fuck someone, does that mean you T-boned them? 40 more words


Snuffleupagus as Depression: A Conversation with Poet Daniel Crocker

If you ask Daniel Crocker how to get to Sesame Street, he’d point you toward a twisting road of manic depression, frustrated desires, and existential malaise. 392 more words

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