Author Archives: Zinnia Jones

About Zinnia Jones

My work focuses on insights to be found across transgender sociology, public health, psychiatry, history of medicine, cognitive science, the social processes of science, transgender feminism, and human rights, taking an analytic approach that intersects these many perspectives and is guided by the lived experiences of transgender people. I live in Orlando with my family, and work mainly in technical writing.

Medical professionals increasingly agree: Trans women are female, trans men are male

Previously: Trans women aren’t “male” Sex chromosomes: Cis expectations, trans reality “Trans women are male” is one of the most well-worn attacks leveled against trans women – a straightforward assertion that gender-variant identity itself is not possible, and by extension … Continue reading

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September 2017 State of the Gender Address

By Heather McNamara September has been a hell of a month here in the United States and abroad; if you survived it, count yourself lucky. That’s a good start. Most of the news roll I share here will be gender … Continue reading

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Depersonalization in transgender autobiographies: Jamison Green, Imogen Binnie, and more

Previously: Themes of depersonalization in transgender autobiographies: Jan Morris Depersonalization in transgender autobiographies: Christine Jorgensen (Depersonalization is a dissociative symptom experienced as sensations of feeling “unreal”, distant from one’s emotions, separated from the real world, and robotically going through the … Continue reading

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Depersonalization in transgender autobiographies: Christine Jorgensen

Previously: Themes of depersonalization in transgender autobiographies: Jan Morris (Depersonalization is a dissociative symptom experienced as sensations of feeling “unreal”, distant from one’s emotions, separated from the real world, and robotically going through the motions of life as if acting … Continue reading

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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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