Strange Science in the Service of a Statement

The Endocrine Society’s position statement on transgender health promises that “considerable scientific evidence has emerged demonstrating a durable biological element underlying gender identity.” The Society uses these results to advise insurance companies to cover sex changes operations. I am still waiting to see the “considerable scientific evidence” of a biologically based gender identity apart from one’s biological sex.

Sunny Affirming Gender Events: Summer 2018 Calendar

As the weather heats up, along with the controversy surrounding gender issues, Affirming Gender is hitting the road for a season of speaking and presentations. This year, we are choosing audiences of a particular kind of influence to address. I am veritably gay (in the old sense of the word—you remember, like how Maria used it in West Side Story) at the thought of talking to these influencers.