It falls short of the all-out transgender ban that was initially ordered by President Donald Trump. But it will likely force the military to eventually discharge transgender individuals who need hormone treatments or surgery and can't or won't serve in their birth gender. After April 12, no one with gender dysphoria who is taking hormones or has transitioned to another gender will be allowed to enlist.
We studied a North American sample of female-to-male FtM transsexuals sexually attracted to men, aiming to understand their identity and sexuality in the context of a culture of transgender empowerment. Sex-reassigned FtM transsexuals, 18 years or older and attracted to men, were recruited via an FtM community conference and listserv. Data were analyzed by content analysis.
How can science centers and museums become more welcoming and safe places for members of the transgender community? Frieda E. Smith, head of finance and operations and senior consultant at data2insight, and Kaden Borseth, director of teen and family programs at Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Atlanta, explored this question along with attendees in an ASTC session on Monday morning.
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Posted in Bi PrideIntersectionalityand Trans. But the more I hear this argument, the more uncomfortable I become. It frames transgender identity as something rooted in mental anguish and emotional torture.
Not because they are bad, or homophobic, or transphobic… but because these realities are not their own lived experience, or because working alongside these groups may be a newer experience for them. Becoming familiar with some terms and concepts can be useful to better understand the complexities of sex, gender identity, and sexuality, and will also allow individuals to further support colleagues and team members who may be different than them. The language we use goes a long way to help us break down barriers. It is a critical tool in communicating that we recognize what people are going through and we value what their identity means to them.