Category Archives: Sociological research

Alice Dreger, autogynephilia, and the misrepresentation of trans sexualities (Book review: Galileo’s Middle Finger)

Book review: Galileo’s Middle Finger, by Alice Dreger Table of contents Introduction 1. Background: Blanchard’s sexual typology of trans women 2. Dreger neglects relevant issues faced by trans women 3. Social and cultural factors do not account for the clinical … Continue reading

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Bathrooms and locker rooms: the transgender witch hunt

Previously: Bathroom bills: dehumanization and control We’re barely two months into 2016, and this year, there have already been 29 bills filed in state legislatures to prevent trans people from using the restroom or locker room of their gender. If … Continue reading

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Bathroom Bills: Dehumanization and Control (Gender Analysis 06)

(Support Gender Analysis on Patreon!) Hi, welcome to Gender Analysis. Ever since I transitioned, I’ve noticed something interesting: a lot of cis people really seem to care about where I go to the bathroom. Over the past few months, lawmakers … Continue reading

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Trans Passing Tips for Cis People (Gender Analysis 05)

(Support Gender Analysis on Patreon!) Did you know that parents tend to see newborn boys as larger and newborn girls as smaller, even when they’re the same size? Welcome to Gender Analysis.

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Spawn More Trans: Transgender Awareness and Activation (Live at Social Justice Calgary)

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