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A Pre-Prepared Response to Today’s Transphobia

http://www.miaviolet.com/2017/10/23/a-pre-prepared-response-to-todays-transphobia/

Detransition, Desistance and Disinformation: A Guide for understanding transgender children

https://medium.com/@juliaserano/detransition-desistance-and-disinformation-a-guide-for-understanding-transgender-children-993b7342946e#.v45xd2rpd

From Julia Serano, the same person who wrote Whipping Girl (which we recommend you read), this article debunks some of the common claims made about people who detransition. A very small number (about 2% or less) of trans people decide to detransition for one reason or another, and this is often used by gatekeepers to rationalise restricting access to trans healthcare services. This article attempts to shoot a bullet through that argument.

It’s a very good article (though not as long as Whipping Girl) and covers a lot of history about the gatekeeping model in trans healthcare (which still exists today) and the conversion therapy or gender-reparative therapy that gatekeepers used to use on children (and still do, in some countries) to try to force them to live as cis people.

It’s a very good read.

A study on the history of gender-segregated bathrooms

https://www.buzzfeed.com/shannonkeating/gender-segregated-bathrooms-have-a-long-ugly-history?utm_term=.xaB9Klypv#.tu1eWGO6q - it’s worth a read.

One gene keeps Mickey from turning into Minnie

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/notrocketscience/2011/07/20/one-gene-keeps-mickey-from-turning-into-minnie/#.WI5CpYiYFdh

An article about how genetic engineering could be used instead of HRT, in the future. This is still experimental.

Resource for transgender children in schools (UK)

http://uktrans.info/70-topic-overviews/328-resources-for-schools)

Useful resources for children (UK residents).

We’ve been around: a history of trans people

Video series about trans people in history: http://www.wevebeenaround.com/seriesoverview/ - if you get region restricted, use Tor Browser Bundle to view it and keep switching Tor Circuits via Ctrl+Shift+L shortcut until you get a working video stream. The site works well if your browser looks like it comes from inside North America.

Trans Expression in Ancient Times

A collection of articles about how trans people lived in past cultures.

http://bilerico.lgbtqnation.com/2008/02/transgender_history_trans_expression_in.php

Having sex with trans woman, and not being an asshole about it (HOWTO)

Pun not intended.

Trans women are often fetishized, especially in pornographic media. There is a lot of transphobia surrounding the topic. This article attempts to attack and reverse some of the damage done, by providing a howto on basically how to be a decent human being who treats people, including trans women, with the respect that they deserve.

http://early2bed.com/2014/02/05/trans-women-sex-awesome/ - this is an article about what not to do when having sex with a trans woman.

LGBT youth list of transgender resources

http://the-lgbt-youth-blog.tumblr.com/post/134500769289/trans-resources-please-signal-boost

Feminism 101: A Crash Course

http://everydayfeminism.com/2016/02/feminism-101-a-crash-course/

A video explaining key feminist concepts.

Geek feminism also has an article about intersectionality, which is briefly covered in the video. A more in depth history of the term is covered on this Wikipedia article - and this article - and this one

Not Your Mom’s Trans 101

http://www.tranarchism.com/2010/11/26/not-your-moms-trans-101/

An excellent teardown on the gender binary, and why it doesn’t exist.

Video explaining 3 reasons why non-binary people exist

http://everydayfeminism.com/2016/11/recognizing-non-binary-people/

Very good video.

Video explaining why the sex binary doesn’t exist. It explains what intersex is

http://everydayfeminism.com/2016/06/science-doesnt-support-sex-binary/

Also a good video. It’s simply not true that sex can be male or female; intersex people exist too. Doctors decide sex and gender based on genitalia.

These articles are also interesting (related to intersex conditions):

This article attempts to uncover some statistics behind the numbers of intersex people in society: http://intersexroadshow.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/how-common-is-intersex-status.html

Difference between bisexual and pansexual

https://radicalbi.wordpress.com/2011/10/17/some-differences-and-similarities-between-bisexuality-and-pansexuality/

Most people use the terms interchangeably, but there are differences.

stuff pansexuals need to know

https://rainbowgenderpunk.wordpress.com/2012/02/05/stuff-pansexuals-need-to-know/

Also, see the article above about differences between pan and bi.

Ace/Aro (asexual/aromantic)

Difference between aromantic and asexual

Under the Ace Umbrella: Demisexuality and Gray-asexuality

Census study of third gender citizens in India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/First-count-of-third-gender-in-census-4-9-lakh/articleshow/35741613.cms


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