News | Topic: Gender
Jun 30, 2020
How ‘Peer Contagion’ May Play Into The Rise Of Teen Girls Transitioning
The new book “Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters” explores the connection between rising teen transgender identification and peer contagion. Read the article here.
Jun 8, 2020
Connecticut Transgender Policy Found To Violate Title IX
Connecticut’s policy allowing transgender girls to compete as girls in high school sports violates the civil rights of athletes who have always identified as female, the U.S. Education Department has determined in a decision that could force the state to change course to keep federal funding and influence others to do the same. Read the article here.
Mar 9, 2020
Alabama Bill Would Ban Transgender Surgery For Teens
State senators voted overwhelmingly, 22-3, to approve a bill that would make it a felony for doctors and other medical providers to prescribe hormone blockers or surgeries for minors seeking to treat gender dysphoria. Read the article here.
Feb 25, 2020
Sweden: 1,500 Percent Documented Rise In Gender Dysphoria In Teens Since 2008
Mirroring other Western countries, the nation of Sweden has documented an astronomical rise in gender dysphoria diagnoses among teenagers in the past decade. Read the article here.
Jan 22, 2020
Teen Detransitioners Are Telling Their Stories On YouTube
Many young adults are turning to vlogging their detransition experiences and stories on YouTube. Read the article here.
Jan 22, 2020
French Bishop’s Council OKs Removing Gender IDs On Baptism Certificates
The French bishops’ permanent council has approved a recommendation to remove gender references for parents on baptismal certificates. Read the article here.
Jan 6, 2020
Marvel Universe To Introduce First Transgender Character
Blockbuster superhero movie powerhouse Marvel has revealed that the Universe’s first transgender character will appear in an upcoming film. Read the article here.
Dec 13, 2019
Study: Most Millennials Believe Gender Exists On A Spectrum
52% of millennials now believe that gender exists on a spectrum, according to a new report from Forrester. Read the article here.
Oct 1, 2019
‘A Doll For Everyone’: Meet Mattel’s Gender-Neutral Doll
The doll can be a boy, a girl, neither or both. Read the article here.
Jul 15, 2019
Gender-Fluid Fashion Lines Proliferate
Cassandra Daily reports on the trend of fashion lines allowing shoppers to choose clothing without needing to conform to a specific gender. Read the trend report here.
Jun 12, 2019
Chest Binding Helps Smooth the Way For Transgender Teens, But There May Be Risks
People who use binders report symptoms like back and chest pain, overheating and shortness of breath. Read the article here.
Mar 7, 2019
In Their Own Words: Parents Of Kids Who Think They Are Trans Speak Out
When a child says he is transgender, we are expected nowadays to accept and celebrate this announcement.
But there are many parents who are not celebrating. They are suffering in silence. They know their children were not born in the wrong bodies and that hormones and surgeries are not the answers to their discomfort and confusion.
Their stories are heartbreaking. Here they are, in their own words.
Read the rest of the article here.
Jan 30, 2019
Nearly 2% Of High School Youth Identify As Trans – And More Than 1/3 Of Them Have Attempted Suicide
New findings published in the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report reveal nearly 2 percent of high schoolers in America identify as transgender, and approximately 35 percent have attempted to end their life sometime in the last 12 months. Read the article here.
Dec 13, 2018
The Powerful Influence Of BTS’s Androgynous, Fluid Style
The K-Pop phenomenon are blurring the pop world’s boundaries of gender, language, and style. Read the article here.
Jul 23, 2018
‘Boy Or Girl?’ Parents Raising ‘Theybies’ Let Kids Decide
Parents in the U.S. are increasingly raising children outside traditional gender norms — allowing boys and girls to play with the same toys and wear the same clothes — though experts say this is happening mostly in progressive, well-to-do enclaves. Read the article here.
Jul 6, 2018
Fluid Fashion – Brands Focus On Gender Neutral Clothing
Young people today, especially Gen Zs, are more open-minded about definitions of gender, and are using style as a means to express their beliefs. Read the report here.
Apr 17, 2018
Penn State Homecoming Court Eliminates Gendered Titles Of ‘King’ And ‘Queen’
Though in past years the top two student court members were acknowledged as “King and Queen,” Homecoming plans to instead recognize these two members with the “Guide State Forward Award.” Read the article here.
Feb 13, 2018
More U.S. Teens Are Rejecting ‘Boy’ Or ‘Girl’ Gender Identities, A Study Finds
More teenagers are identifying themselves with nontraditional gender labels such as transgender or gender-fluid, according to a new study. Read the article here.
Feb 8, 2018
Not Just Boy And Girl; More Teens Identify As Transgender
Far more U.S. teens than previously thought are transgender or identify themselves using other nontraditional gender terms, with many rejecting the idea that girl and boy are the only options, new research suggests. Read the article here.
Oct 19, 2017
‘No Science’ Behind Transgender Therapy For Kids, Doctors Warn
Children who struggle to match their gender identity with their biological sex should not be pushed into transgender therapies, but given treatments that help treat the underlying cause of the dysphoria, said doctors in the field.
Read the article here.