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A JOURNEY REPEATED OVER AND OVER

Article appeared in Polare 58, July 2004

Jenny is biologically male and happy to be, and to live her male-gendered life. She is also, and no less, a woman by gender. Admitting that she cannot live as an androgyne, she is a true chameleon. This is the way she is, the way she has always longed to be, pangendered ... 

TRUE TALES OF SEX AND GENDER DIVERSITY

Article appeared in Polare 54, October 2003

Finding the Real Me by Tracie O'Keefe and Katrina Fox is unstructured and as such reflects the nature of diversity, stories of male-to-female, female-to-male and androgyny are interspersed with stories of older and younger people, complete and incomplete transitions ...

SHEDDING SOME LIGHT ON THE RARE CONDITION, TRANSSEXUALISM

Article appeared in Polare 75, April 2008

Scientists say they may have found genes that shed light on transsexualism. The research could help clarify one of the most contentious and poorly understood questions in biology: what creates gender-identity, the sense most people have that they are men or women ... 

GENDER OUTLAW, KATE BORNSTEIN OFFERS SOME ALTERNATIVES TO SUICIDE IN HER NEW BOOK

Article appeared in Polare 72, July 2007

Jewish-American author, playwright, performance artist, and gender theorist, Kate Bornstein underwent sex reassignment surgery to live as a woman, then realised she was neither a man or woman. To say she's lived a colourful and adventurous life is an understatement ...

THE PINK BOY

Article appeared in Polare 87, April 2011

Sarah Hoffman is the mother of a pink boy.She writes and blogs about gender non-conformity and in this article she writes that as social acceptance of gay people grows, it's time to look critically at the disapproval of things we once thought were precursors to gayness ... 

BY ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST CONTROVERSIAL AND EXPLORATORY PHOTOGRAPHERS

Article appeared in Polare 49, December 2002

Sublime Mutations is a book of photographs by Del La Grace Volcano, one of the world's most controversial and exploratory photographers. As a book to live on your shelves it is a beautiful piece of art that explores the body and its pretence to sex and gender affiliation ...

MAINTAINING HARMONY WITHIN THE BODY

Article appeared in Polare 25, June 1998

Ib writes that Yin is the masculine force and signifies the earth, death and the darkness of night. Yang is the feminine force and signifies the sky, birth and the light of day. Maintaining harmony within the body and soul is to maintain the balances of the Yin and Yang ... 

PAMELA STEPHENSON ON THE BINARY SYSTEM

Article appeared in Polare 54, October 2003

If voluntary change is tough it's still a piece of cake compared with what is suffered by the true heroes of change in society: trans people, whose physical bodies are at odds with their inner sense of gender. Pamela Stephenson suggests abolishing the binary system ...

THE VARIETY HUMAN SEXUAL REALITY

Article appeared in Polare 20, August 1997

Recent attempts to deny marriage to all but culturally defined males and females is doomed to failure because a binary system can never encompass the variety of human sexual realities with perhaps millions of XX males and XY females living in the United States today ...

THE REAL REASON FOR GOING THROUGH THE PERILOUS JOURNEY OF TRANSITION

Article appeared in Polare 29, February 1999

The experiences of many post-transition years have allowed Jennifer Diane Reitz to learn and grow enough to see that the real reason for going through the perilous journey of transition is not to be a woman or a man, but to be an individual expression of our heartfelt selves ... 

Article appeared in Polare 22, February 1997

Once upon a time, a baby named X was born.This baby was named X so that nobody could tell whether it was a boy or a girl. Its parents knew, but couldn't tell anybody else, not even Baby X at first. You see, it was part of a Scientific Xperiment known as Project Baby X ...

 
 
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