Tag Archives: third gender

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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Gender 101 and Beyond Via Infographics

Here are the variables that define our identity. For Example I am Agender so under Gender Identity I would choose other, under Gender Expression I am a mix of Feminine (more predominant), Masculine and Other, The Sex I Was Assigned … Continue reading

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Fa’afafine: Samoan Boys Raised As Girls I The Feed

An interesting look at gender diversity in Samoan culture and the challenges of maintaining tradition in a modern world. Read more here: http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/07/16/faafafine-boys-raised-be-girls

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Recommended Reading: Cooking with Muxes, Mexico’s Third Gender | MUNCHIES

One of my local trans friends posted a link to this fascinating story of a third gender recognized and accepted in a region of Mexico where the indigenous people carry on cultural traditions despite exposure to colonial influences. This story … Continue reading

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Nepal issues first ‘third gender’ passport | Gay Star News

Great news from Nepal where passports are being issued with the option of a third gender available. Here’s an excerpt from the report by Sylvia Tan at Gay Star News: Nepal has started issuing passports to applicants who wish to … Continue reading

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8 Trans Identities Explained

Thanks to the folks at It Gets Better Yellow Knife (Up in Canada) for this day simple and effective graphic on Trans* Identities. This story selected by Fairy JerBear for it’s value to LGBTQIA persons and their allies

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Thailand Will Recognize ‘Third Gender’ In New Constitution

From Reuters and the Huffington Post comes this story about how Thailand intends to recognize three genders in its new constitution. Here’s the story from Amy Sawitta Lefevre… Thailand’s constitution will include the term “third gender” for the first time, … Continue reading

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62 LGBTs running for office in next month’s Nepalese elections | Gay Star News

A significant number for the size of the country… 62 LGBT people, legally recognized as a third gender in Nepal, are seeking political office in November elections which may determine whether the country becomes the first in Asia to allow … Continue reading

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Intersex Man Discovered He Had Kallmann’s Syndrome From High School Physical

News on Intersex legal change in Germany prompts an intersex individual to speak out as reported in Huffington Post Gay Voices: “Germany will soon be the first European country to recognize babies born with ambiguous genitalia as a third gender, … Continue reading

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