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Why is everybody so upset about Sasha?

Published on January 21st, 2012 | by Wild Gender

Three hours ago news broke that a UK couple who had been raising their child as gender-neutral (under the watchful eye of the Daily Mail and other British tabloids) has begun identifying their child, Sasha, as ... Read More


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Your Behavior Creates Your Gender (VIDEO)

Published on January 19th, 2012 | by Wild Gender

“Nobody really is a gender from the start. I know it’s controversial, but that’s my claim,” says Judith Butler, a philosopher and  professor of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature at UC Berkeley. In a video called “Your ... Read More


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Ding Dong the Sitcom’s Dead ?

Published on January 15th, 2012 | by Wild Gender

Quintessential songs to celebrate the fork that’s been stuck in Work It. (Whether or not you were offended by the content of the show,  can we all rejoice in the fact it was badly done. The ... Read More


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Wild Gender’s Favorite Responses To Cookie Boycott Video

Published on January 12th, 2012 | by Wild Gender

In the several hours following the release of the now infamous Cookie Boycott video posted by a California teen angry at the inclusion of transgender kids in the Girl Scouts, hundreds of thousands of flamboyant cookie-loving gender-variant folks ... Read More


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Black, trans* and male-identified in America

Published on January 9th, 2012 | by Wild Gender

By Christian Axavier (aka. Wordz The Poet Emcee) Being black is in fact beautiful. And so is being white, yellow, green, purple, orange, and blue. I come from a community of rainbows, and admittedly have that ... Read More


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Gender Variant Folk Ignored As An Entire Demographic (VIDEO)

Published on January 3rd, 2012 | by Wild Gender

This TED (Technology Education and Design) presentation by media researcher, Johanna Blakely is an interesting inquiry into gender in the media. She makes the point that media and advertising companies still use the same “old” demographics ... Read More


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