Marantz, Mothers of Boys with Gender Identity Disorder (1991) This study cited by Steensma, Gender identity development in adolescence (2013) in a section on possible pyschosocial factors.
In the first installment of our critical review of the National Geographic Gender Issue, we considered the statement on page 14 (“Helping Families Talk About Gender”) that it is likely that there are both biological and social factors for the onset of gender nonconformity in children, or
Part I: Social Causes? National Geographic has recently been stealing headlines for it’s Gender Issue (Jan 2017), with 9 year-old transgirl Avery Jackson on it’s cover. In a Washington Post story by Ben Guarino, he cites the varied reactions editor Susan Goldberg has received, from “Kudos
In February of 2015, the Vancouver Province ran a story on the rise of voyeurism in B.C., my home province, with the headline “How can we get men to stop doing this?” The sober reality is that the crime of voyeurism, almost always by males,
The inclusiveness and ambiguity with which the descriptor “transgender” is being used in the public sphere can make estimates as to prevalence very difficult. In this article we will review some of the best studies to arrive at a useful working estimate as to the
Sex-Differences and Segregation Why do we segregate men and women’s change rooms? Why do we have a problem with men and women being naked next to one another, changing or showering? (I am not referring to situations where there are separate stalls.) For a small
Not reassuring to females in safe spaces or gender-neutral spaces. Two-thirds of another sample of college students (men and women) admitted they would engage in voyeurism if they were certain there would be no consequences (Rye & Meaney, 2007). Significantly higher rates of desire and
First, a few cautions; at WOMAN Means Something we are not arguing that Male-to-Female transgendered women are more violent than other women. That would be a sweeping statement that would need tremendous support to substantiate. What is clear in the peer-reviewed medical literature, however, is