Safe2pee gender neutral toilet blog
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safe2pee website Safe2Pee is a blog about gender neutral toilets.   There have been times in most people’s lives when they felt the uncontrollable urge of using the bathroom. Unfortunately (or, fortunately), for most of us, the only option available at the time was a public toilet. The blog is a collection of personal experiences and some from outside contributors
Hormone treatment of children
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By Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne Doctors from the Royal Children’s Hospital Gender Clinic in Melbourne have written this article for the Medical Journal of Australia regarding hormone treatment of children and adolescents. The objectives were to study the effects of hormones in this group of people and report findings. Medical journal of Australia Hormone treatment GID in children article Download PDF
Born as a girl
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Born as a girl. Local trans man, Danny King has been interviewed by The Age newspaper Daily Life supplement on his life. The article goes into detail about the world before and after transition and covers hormones and surgical details While the subject-matter is Trans* related, much of the information is useful to Genderqueer people who sometimes access hormones and some surgeries to feel better in their bodies. It makes for a really interesting read! …
Transgenders and Intersexuals
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By Lois May Approximately one person out of every hundred is born intersexed to some degree but doesn’t necessarily know it. The incidence is only slightly less than twinning, which occurs about once in every eighty births. Book donated by boigrrlwonder and Toni P. Scroll down to reserve and borrow Leave your details in the form at the bottom to reserve or borrow, and then return the book next month. Simple!
GQA library in Beta
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Well, the GQA library is now in Beta test phase. We’re using the OpenBook plugin which is giving us ready-made information on the books we have (and a system for adding ones that aren’t). At present, the cart is at partial functionality, and we’ll be adding a way to order GQA flyers through the system too. But in the meantime, take a peek at the work so-far!
International journal of transgenderism
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WPATH (World Professional Association for Transgender Health) has made their first seven journals available for download. This great source of research and information is of benefit to professionals who work with gender questioning, genderqueer or transgender people. Warning: graphic images of surgery on some articles WPATH website Download journals
WPATH standards of care
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By World Professional Association for Transgender Health The WPATH Standards of Care are used by many professionals who work with transgender and gender non-conforming people. They are based upon the original “Harry Benjamin Standards of Care” and have now been expanded to cover other forms of gender expression. Download PDF Visit the WPATH website
Genderbread person
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By It’s Pronounced Metrosexual The genderbread person has had an upgrade! There are two big differences from v2 to the most recent v3: separating romantic & sexual attraction, and the labeling of the continua. I’m also sharing it here with a more simplified version that I encourage folks to use for Powerpoints or to supplement any articles they’re writing, where the additional verbiage isn’t necessary. The Genderbread Person v3: a helpful visual aid for explaining gender …
Photos: IDAHO 2012
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See all photos on samesame.com | Photographer Travis de Jonk’s portfolio In 2012, the IDAHO (International Day Against HOmophbia and transphobia) flashmob was photographed by Travis De Jonk and posted on the website SameSame.com The theme this year was balloons, and the organiser picked green ones to signify genderqueer people who are discriminated against. The participants joined hands at Flinders street station, and walked through the city to their destination, the Melbourne Library, where they released …