Gender self-determination

Barbara Stark (Hofstra): State Responsibility for Gender Stereotyping. Tara Culp-Ressler on the most outrageous ways schools are trying to enforce gender stereotypes; and on how forcing kids to stick to gender roles can actually be harmful to their health. When no gender fits: A quest to be seen as just a person. James Nichols reviews Genderqueer: And Other Gender Identities by Dave Naz. S.E. Smith on the problem with saying Michael Phelps's alleged girlfriend was “born a man”. Claudia Astorino on how the real Michael Phelps “scandal” is the offensive portrayal of intersex people. What is a woman? Michelle Goldberg on the dispute between radical feminism and transgenderism. Can women’s colleges survive the transgender movement? Ruth Padawer on when women become men at Wellesley. Eric Stanley (UCSD): Gender Self-Determination. Media depictions of trans culture seem more prevalent than ever, but off-key representations sensationalize and injure their subjects; it’s time to change that — five transgender people discuss how. In 2010, Tiwonge Chimbalanga, a transgender woman, was imprisoned in Malawi for getting engaged to a man; pardoned and freed, she now lives in exile in South Africa — Mark Gevisser reports on an uneasy triumph for the global LGBT rights movement. Jena McGill (Ottawa): SOGI, So What? Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Human Rights Discourse at the United Nations. Jared Gee (CSULA): Trans for Queer Politics: Judith Butler and Queer Theory's Double Bind of Trans Experience. Elijah Adiv Edelman (Maryland) and Lal Zimman (Stanford): Boycunts and Bonus Holes: Trans Men’s Bodies, Neoliberalism, and the Sexual Productivity of Genitals. Zack Ford on why trans people are still banned from the military. Is this the best trans character in the history of video games?