Monthly Archives: September 2017

Themes of depersonalization in transgender autobiographies: Jan Morris

Previously: Depersonalization in gender dysphoria: Widespread and widely unrecognized In our own words: Transgender experiences of depersonalization The nature and impact of depersonalization Depersonalization is a dissociative symptom that encompasses certain feelings and experiences of oneself or the world as … Continue reading

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In our own words: Transgender experiences of depersonalization

Previously: Depersonalization in gender dysphoria: widespread and widely unrecognized “That was dysphoria?” 8 signs and symptoms of indirect gender dysphoria Introduction: Symptoms of depersonalization Depersonalization is a cluster of mental and emotional symptoms generally described as feelings of unreality, with … Continue reading

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When it’s not “just autism”: ASD does not rule out gender dysphoria

As both transgender identities and autism have received increasing attention in recent years, a growing number of misconceptions have proliferated about the relation between these phenomena. News outlets run stories with questionably phrased headlines such as “Are autistic children more … Continue reading

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August 2017 State of the Gender Address: A politics post

By Heather McNamara Since life in the United States under this new reality show star regime has transformed our already pitifully short 48-hour news cycle into more of a 48-minute news cycle, I thought I would start a monthly roundup … Continue reading

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The “Lesbophobia” Scam

By Heather McNamara Those of us who have been in the trans activism game for a while are familiar with the mental and linguistic gymnastics that TERFs (Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminists) perform in order to justify transphobia while simultaneously pretending … Continue reading

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