Tag Archives: TED Talk

Is Gender Fluid? | Imogen Walsh | TEDxYouth@Manchester

A TED Talk about gender fluidity and non-binary gender identities… Imogen challenges us to think beyond the gender binary and instead choose new expressions from our evolving language to reflect and embrace gender fluidity. Fallibroome Academy student Imogen Walsh talks … Continue reading

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Diversity Is Reality | Ivan Fahy | TEDxGalway

The amazing Ivan Fahy’s TED Talk. Here’s the official blurb: Published on Feb 15, 2016Ivan Fahy details his childhood, where he realised he was different and unique, and declares how he is now proud of his uniqueness. Ivan encourages us … Continue reading

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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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We are nothing (and that is beautiful): Alok Vaid-Menon at TEDxMiddlebury

Non-binary poet, artist and activist Alok Vaid-Menon delivers a 2013 TED talk in which they discuss the relationship between success and the status quo. They draw upon experiences at Stanford and beyond and perform spoken word poetry. Alok performs with … Continue reading

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Gender is not a straight line. | Charlie Hobman | TEDxYouth@Frankston Australia

A look at the spectrum of gender and the challenges faced by trans youth.

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10%: What I learned as an LGBT activist | Nikhil Jain | TEDxYouth@HITECCity

A TED Talk from a high school student in India’s HITECH City on LGBTQ rights.

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Growing up transgender | Monique Schafter | TEDxUltimo

Meet journalist Monique Schafter: This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Walkley Award winning journalist and documentary filmmaker Monique Schafter interviews Elizabeth Duck-Chong and Ruben Cuda about their experiences growing up transgender. … Continue reading

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I am transgender: Allyson Robinson at TEDxNightingaleBamfordSchool

Meet the extraordinary Allyson Robinson: As principal of her own boutique consulting firm, Warrior Poet Strategies, Allyson Robinson advises select clients in organizational design, change strategy, diversity management, and movement entrepreneurship. Previously, she led internal and external diversity initiatives at … Continue reading

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New medical treatments for transgender adolescents: Norman Spack at TEDxBeaconStreet

A look at the treatment of transgender youth from a pediatric endocrinologist: Until recently, transgender adolescents were regarded as suffering from a primary psychiatric illness. They experienced extremely high incidence of self-harm and suicide, substance abuse, unemployment, family strife, and … Continue reading

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Unconditional love — journey with our transgender child : Christy Hegarty at TEDxBloomington

A powerful message from a wonderful mom.

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Born that way? Deborah Siegel at TEDxWindyCity

A look at the hyper-binary gender focus and why that is a social construct and harmful. Gender non-conforming behavior is only called non-conforming because of rigidly defined gender roles. Those artificial barriers are now being torn down leading to a … Continue reading

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Hey Doc, some boys are born girls: Decker Moss at TEDxColumbus

This is the first of 2 TED Talks on gender I’m posting. I relate to this person’s story of coming out first as gay and later as trans. His case was different in that unlike myself who came out as … Continue reading

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We are living on the cusp of a gender revolution | Jay Stewart | TEDxEastEnd

Jay Stewart, from Gendered Intelligence looks at the emerging gender revolution in this TED Talk from the UK. Equality is not just between women and men, gay and straight, or trans and cis. It’s not even about choice versus biology. … Continue reading

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All the little things | Panti | TEDxDublin

Ireland’s gift to the world on LGBTQ rights, homophobia, and not having held hands of someone they love in public.

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Beyond the Gender Binary: Understanding Transgender Youth | Dr. Margaret Nichols | TEDxJerseyCity

A practicing psychotherapist looks at the changes in gender identities over the years and why it important to support those who embrace a nonbinary gender identity.

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Panti Bliss Is Keeping It Real

Irish LGBTQIA activist Panti Bliss Is simply fabulous at TEDx Dublin! She opens by saying “I’ve never held hands with a lover in public.”

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Kevin Breel: Confessions of a Depressed Comic at TEDxKids@Ambleside

This TED Talk is an excellent look at depression by a comedian and mental health activist Kevin Breel is a 19 year old writer, comedian, and mental health activist. http://www.kevinbreel.com/ As a rising young stand up comedian in Canada, Kevin is … Continue reading

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Restoring the Borneo That I Love

Yes, that’s me on a hillside above a bit of jungle just outside of Balikpapan, Kalimantan Timur, Indonesia where I spent a year between June of 1977 and June of 1978. I had quite an adventure living in this city … Continue reading

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