Tag Archives: gender identity

Non-Binary Genders and Intersex Individuals 

A scientific and historical look at non-binary gender identities and intersex individuals. Here’s the videographer’s description of this production: I want to examine in a little more detail the realities of sex and gender diversity, viewed through a biological and … Continue reading

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Coming Out as Genderqueer

In this brief but passionate video Adam Priester shares how they came to identify as genderqueer in a celebratory video.

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10 Gender Identities Beyond Male and Female

This is a fairly good, quick, succinct rundown of gender identities. There may be some disagreement about who falls under the term “transgender,” which is the last category discussed. According to this video; cross dressers, drag kings and drag queens … Continue reading

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Some Great Music Videos About Sexuality & Gender

I’ve assembled some music videos about gender identity, norms and roles as well as music videos about sexuality, being gay/bi/queer and more. These have come out within the last decade and frequently are from the perspective of younger individuals. I … Continue reading

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On Being Agender – Update December, 2016

Being Me I originally wrote this two years ago and since then some things have changed and/or I have become more comfortable with. I want to clarify what my particular gender identity is and is not. For me it’s about … Continue reading

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Your Non-Binary Gender Identity Is Valid No Matter Your Age

It doesn’t matter when you discover a non-binary gender identity, your identity is valid no matter if your in high school or in a retirement home. I have seen plenty of ridicule aimed at teens and young adults who have … Continue reading

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Non-Binary Genders Explained by Upworthy 

Upworthy has really done a tremendous job in introducing non-binary genders to a general audience. There is the above video and this amazing article: http://www.upworthy.com/not-all-people-identify-as-male-or-female-take-a-look-inside-the-world-outside-the-gender-binary?g=3

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My Gender Unicorn 

Definitions: Gender Identity: Gender Identity: One’s internal sense of being male, female, neither of these, both, or another gender(s). Everyone has a gender identity, including you. For transgender people, their sex assigned at birth and their own internal sense of gender … Continue reading

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This Blog Is Five Years Old!

It’s hard to believe this blog is now five. It is a reflection of my interests, passions and identities. These years included my coming out as Trans/Genderqueer/Agender, my coming out for the second time, (my first time coming out was … Continue reading

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Can You Name All The Genders.

The folks at Curious Jack take a stab a naming all the genders. An overview of the variety of gender identities. It is not a complete overview but is a good introduction. There are more genders than male or female! … Continue reading

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Sarah McBride, first transgender speaker at major political convention, addresses DNC 2016

Progress is measured by significant moments like these.  Sarah McBride became the first transgender speaker at a major political convention when she spoke Thursday during the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. 

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Lauren Lubin: Breaking Free of the Gender Binary

Male. Female. Neutrios? Hear why Lauren Lubin decided to make a documentary about her transition from female to gender neutral — and how she’s helping others embrace their true genders and identities.

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Gender: A Short Film

A very personal exploration of gender that looks at gender identity, gender roles and gender norms. Created by “A Bow Tie Kind of Guy.”

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On Gender – Graphically 

Original image is from the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality – graphic up-resolution by Fairy JerBear< Original image is from ActivismProject.com – graphic up-resolution by Fairy JerBear Original creator unknown – graphic up-resolution by Fairy JerBear Original creator … Continue reading

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Kathoeys of Thailand

This short documentary looks at the kathoey or ladyboy culture in Thailand. This culture has evolved separately from Western transgender identity and is one of four gender expressions in Thailand; Male, Female, Tom and Kathoey.

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Thai Toms

In Thailand two genders other than male and female have evolved. In this mini documentary Coconuts TV introduces you to one of those genders, the Toms of Thailand.

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How You Know You’re in Love: Epigenetics, Stress & Gender Identity | Karissa Sanbonmatsu | TEDxABQ

Karissa is a friend and part of Northern New Mexico’s Trans community. In this video she shares her story and her research as a scientist. Here’s the description that accompanied the video: This talk was given at a local TEDx … Continue reading

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Man or Woman? Who’s To Say | Soapboxing – Non-Binary People Exist!

Alok Vaid-Menon joined the R29 Soapboxing team to talk about dichotomy, f*ck it.

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Labels Are Complicated Like Starbucks // Kelly Kitagawa

Kelly Kitagawa talks about labels and why there important to people describing their gender identity/identities. Here’s a list to help you sort out how you wish to describe yourself: Labels/identities from The Gender Equality Resource Center at University of  California … Continue reading

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Do People Respect My Identity? ❤ Leigh

Leigh, from Out of This Binary, talks about their experience with people respecting their gender identity.

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