News | Topic: Identity
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.
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.
Nov 5, 2019
1 In 5 Teenagers Change Their Sexual Orientation During Adolescence – With Girls Nearly 3x As LIkely To Be Sexually ‘Fluid’ As Boys
Teens are ‘nuanced and dynamic’ in how they identify and experience sexuality. 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.
Jul 2, 2019
For American Teens, Identity Is On A Spectrum
American teens have heard the mantra “be yourself” since birth, and they have their predecessors to thank for paving the way. 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.
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.
Jan 29, 2018
Get Ready, Youth Group Leaders: Teens Twice As Likely To Identify As Atheist Or LGBT
Barna findings on Generation Z pose new challenges for the church. 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.
Jul 28, 2017
Same-Sex Attraction And Me
Tammy Perlmutter shares her experience in this blog post from Harvest USA. Read it here.
May 5, 2017
Man Spends Over $30K To Become ‘Trans-Species’ Elf
A 25-year-old Argentinian man from Buenos Aires has reportedly spent over $32,000 in an attempt to transform himself into an elf. Read the article here.
Apr 11, 2017
MTV Scraps Gender-Specific Categories For Movie & TV Awards
Films will now compete in the same categories as TV series too, as MTV shakes up its ceremony, saying its audience ‘doesn’t see male-female dividing lines.’
Read the article here.