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Friday, December 04, 2020

Gender Identity


Choosing toys for your toddler: Keep it safe and gender neutral

December 02, 2020 12:52 pm

When we—as parents—are choosing toys for our child, we should overcome gender stereotypes attached to the toys

'I'm not ashamed of who I am': A 13-year-old boy who calls himself 'gender creative'

March 13, 2020 3:58 pm

"To me, gender is over. Gender is so last year. But when someone tells you their preferred pronouns, you should use those pronouns. Just like when they tell you their name and you use it," the boy wrote in a blog.

'Parents struggle for years to adjust after knowing their child's sexual orientation'

June 23, 2019 9:00 am

Researchers found that parents face this even after several years of knowing that their child is lesbian, gay or bisexual, which translates into negative behaviour, putting the child at risk of serious health risks like depression, substance abuse and even suicide.

To sensitise children, parents need to understand gender issues first

December 11, 2019 8:58 am

The lack of acceptance of gender diversity mainly stems from ignorance. Despite growing awareness, there remain people who continue to condemn homosexuality as a mental illness, while others ridicule anyone who behaves in a way that doesn't conform to gender stereotypes.

Transgender author Vivek Shraya: Allow kids to be gender creative

September 17, 2018 9:37 am

"I think children’s books are definitely an entry point into having a conversation with children about gender and difference more broadly."

Jharkhand quack slashes genitals of newborn to prove he was born girl

April 28, 2018 10:55 am

When the father reached the clinic, he found that the newborn boy had died of profuse bleeding after the doctor severed his genitals to prove the ultrasound report right.

Born this way? Researchers explore the science of gender identity

August 03, 2017 11:30 am

Now scientists in the consortium have embarked on what they call the largest-ever study of its kind, searching for a genetic component to explain why people assigned one gender at birth so persistently identify as the other, often from very early childhood.