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“Queer Science” PowerPoint

By editing out a couple of video clips (the "Always My Son" video I linked to here, and a clip from the excellent documentary "Middle Sexes: Redefining He and She" - the relevant clip seems to be up on YouTube here) that we didn't actually get to in our talk, I was able to make the PowerPoint fit Word Press...[ read more ]

Addressing the question of “autogynephilia”

At our presentation at AAMFT 2011, one audience member approached me to ask about my opinion of the "autogynephelia" diagnosis.  I told her that I was skeptical, based on my reading thus far, and that I felt uncomfortable about the possibility that it was an attempt to provide an explanation for feelings that do not fit the heterosexual, cisgender male...[ read more ]

“Diagnosing Difference”

During our presentation, we shared some clips from the film "Diagnosing Difference," an excellent documentary about transgender people's views on the GID diagnosis. I strongly recommend that all clinicians and mental health educators view the full film, which can be purchased from the filmmaker's website at http://www.diagnosingdifference.com/ You can view the trailer below:

“81 Words” – This American Life

In our talk on Queer Research Dr. Benson and I will be sharing an excerpt from the "This American Life" episode called "81 Words." The entire episode is a history of the efforts to remove homosexuality from the DSM. You can hear the whole podcast, or read a transcript, here.



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