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transgender  // Posts tagged as "transgender"

21 Feb Posted by in • Genderqueer | 2 comments

Beyond the Binary Gender Model

Beyond the Binary Gender Model

Setting aside what genitalia one is born with, most people conform to the notion that gender is made up of females and males. While most people are content with living the expected lives of the gender they were assigned according to their genitals, there are many who feel their gender is completely opposite of their […]

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08 Jan Posted by in • Genderqueer | 11 comments

Genderqueer is Not Transgendered

Genderqueer is Not Transgendered

When I say I hate labels, and I prefer not to wear them, most people have a tendency to turn up their nose. I have never truly understood why my not needing to identify as ‘something’ makes me an outcast. The only thing I truly identify as is genderqueer, but not as a label, more […]

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01 Dec Posted by in • Guest Writers | 1 comment

The Lesbians in the ’70s Conference

The Lesbians in the ’70s Conference

I want to share some impressions of the “Lesbians in the ’70s conference” which took place October 8-10 at the CUNY Graduate Center. The conference took place over two almost unbearably intense days. The joint was packed, and not only with lesbians from the ’70s; lots of young, or younger, women were there to learn […]

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29 Nov Posted by in • Genderqueer | Comments Off on The Other Box

The Other Box

The Other Box

I was talking to my 13 year old the other day about gender.  She was questioning pronoun etiquette.  She wanted to know if it was OK to ask someone that was obviously crossing gender lines what they preferred to be called.  I told her that most people would rather be asked than called something that […]

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Banding Together Against Bullies

Banding Together Against Bullies

There seems to a generational thing about how well lesbians and gay men are to get along. Certainly not as a general thing because there are exceptions of all sorts. But among people older than me there seems a strange tendency to distrust the other species. This always struck me as strange given that the […]

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