Support your local Trans* scientist

petri-dishWriting in Wired, Shayle Matsuda highlights yet another issue for the differently gendered.

Negotiating your body while doing field research is just one of the many challenges that transgender men and women face in science.

Yep, even in scientific circles, where you might hope there’s support and understanding, there’s still issues for Trans people (and most likely Genderqueer too).

Thankfully, every year that passes, things get a little easier. Now Trans characters are on TV in roles which aren’t either dead prostitutes or something for other characters to point and laugh at.

So, baby steps.

Read more on Wired.

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