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Glossary ‹ translabyrinth. Androgyny having a physical appearance that is neither distinctly male or female. anti-androgens medication taken by male-to-female transsexuals that suppress testosterone production, which is the source of male hormonal changes in the mind and body. asexual socially speaking, a person who does not experience romantic or sexual attraction. biologically, this is an individual with no sexual organs. autogynephilia the belief in some medical circles that male-to-female transgenderism is a purely sexual fetish.

Glossary ‹ translabyrinth

BDSM acronym for bondage & discipline, dominance & submission, sadism & masochism. a number of studies indicate that a not insignificant portion (10%+ at least) of the LGBT population also share interests (degrees vary greatly) in this sexual and romantic lifestyle/role-playing practice. bisexual a person who is romantically and sexually attracted to members of both genders. the B in LGBTQIA. dysphoric see gender dysphoric. Transgender Cisgender. GLAAD Media Reference Guide - Transgender. For additional resources on how to fairly and accurately report on transgender people, please see "In Focus: Covering the Transgender Community" and visit

GLAAD Media Reference Guide - Transgender

Glossary of Terms - Transgender Sex The classification of a person as male or female. At birth, infants are assigned a sex, usually based on the appearance of their external anatomy. (This is what is written on the birth certificate.) Gender Identity A person's internal, deeply held sense of their gender. Gender Expression. Grayson Perry meets transvestite truck driver Geoff. Transgender children: the parents and doctors on the frontline.

In 1989, when the Gender Identity Development Service (Gids) at London’s Tavistock Clinic opened, it received two referrals in its first year of operation.

Transgender children: the parents and doctors on the frontline

As Dr Polly Carmichael, current director of the service, observes, it was considered a career-limiting option for a clinical psychologist to specialise in the field of gender identity in young people – there weren’t enough patients. That is not how it has turned out. Last year, 1,400 children under 18 were referred to Gids, double the number the year before. Of these 1,400, nearly 300 were under the age of 12, with some as young as three years old. The reasons for this exponential increase are obviously complex. It has helped to open up a space for greater acceptance and understanding, particularly in schools, but also for highly emotive and polarised debate about how best to help young people who believe they need to transition. I went along to the Mermaids conference in part to try to make sense of some of these issues for myself. Norman Spack: How I help transgender teens become who they want to be. Trump and Transgender Toilets. Photo Donald J.

Trump and Transgender Toilets

Trump said Thursday that transgender people should be allowed to use whatever bathroom they feel most comfortable with — including at Trump Tower in New York. Dipping into a contentious issue by taking a stand many Republicans oppose, Mr. Trump told a town-hall-style event, hosted by NBC’s “Today” show at Rockefeller Center in Manhattan, that when people go to the restroom, they should “use the bathroom they feel is appropriate.” Mr. “North Carolina did something — it was very strong — and they’re paying a big price,” Mr. He added that before the law passed, there had been “very few problems” but now North Carolina is experiencing an exodus of businesses and “strife” from people on both sides of the issue. Transgender teen shares powerful message on bullying. Gavin Grimm Suits Up For The Supreme Court. CIS-TRANSGENDER COUPLE Q&A PART 1. 10 Most Influential Transgender People In The World #ProudToBe. Jazz Jennings - Wikipedia. Jazz Jennings (born October 6, 2000) is an American transgender teenage girl, YouTube personality, spokesmodel, television personality and LGBTQ rights activist.[1][2][3] Jennings is notable for being one of the youngest publicly documented people to be identified as transgender, and for being the youngest person to become a national transgender figure.

Jazz Jennings - Wikipedia

Jennings received national attention in 2007 when an interview with Barbara Walters aired on 20/20, which led to other high-profile interviews and appearances. Christine Connelly, a member of the board of directors for the Boston Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth (BAGLY), stated, "She was the first young person who picked up the national spotlight, went on TV and was able to articulate her perspective and point of view with such innocence.

"[3] Her parents noted that Jazz was clear on being female as soon as she could speak.[4] Early life Jennings was assigned male at birth. Career Personal life References. Transgender pupil wins fight to wear girl's school uniform in Maidstone. A transgender pupil has won the right to wear a school uniform for girls.

Transgender pupil wins fight to wear girl's school uniform in Maidstone

Lily Madigan was sent home from St Simon Stock Catholic School in Maidstone, Kent, when she turned up in a girl’s uniform earlier this year. Woman sexually assaulted live on TV as presenter kisses her breast without permission But after she hired a solicitor to fight her corner, the school has apologised to the 18-year-old.

Lily, who was born Liam, said: ‘I am very happy about the changes but I felt it was something I shouldn’t have had to fight so hard for, if at all. ‘I’m encouraged in that I’ve seen what I’m capable of achieving and I’m proud, but I’m not encouraged about the school’s attitude to equality.’ Beauty YouTuber Manny Gutierrez responds to conservative blogger's comments about him wearing make-up. A male make-up artist has expertly silenced a conservative blogger who suggested men who wear make-up do so as the result of lacking good fathers.

Beauty YouTuber Manny Gutierrez responds to conservative blogger's comments about him wearing make-up

Last week, Matt Walsh, a conservative Christian blogger, penned an article titled “Dads, we can’t expect our sons to become real men if we don’t teach them how”. In the article, he argued that the casting of Manny Gutierrez – a prominent YouTuber with over two million subscribers and three million Instagram followers – as a new face of Maybelline cosmetics was further proof that “boys needs Dads” and called on fathers “to show our sons what true masculinity looks and acts like”. Inspirational quotes about LGBT rights On Sunday, Gutierrez replied to Mr Walsh’s tweet where he said “Dads, this is why you need to be there to raise your sons” by correcting him on his assumption about his father.