gender


Gender issues fuel mixed rooming trend

Carolyn Moynihan | 03 March 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: accommodation, gender, university
An American University is responding to the suicide of a homosexual freshman last year by piloting mixed accommodation. That's to meet the needs of about seven genders at last count.


Gender: the parent claptrap

Vincenzina Santoro | 16 January 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: gender, parenting, US State Department
The US State Department does an about-face on mothers and fathers.


Gender games

Stephen J. Heaney | 30 December 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: gender, media, philosophy
When a woman claims to be a man, should the university and the press play along?


Delusions of gender

Denyse O'Leary | 18 November 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: feminism, gender, neuroscience
A dispatch from the gender wars: are there”male“ and “female” brains?


A sad case of mistaken identity

Carolyn Moynihan | 10 May 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: gender, law
A year after undergoing a sex change, Chaz Bono is now legally a man, reports People.com, and a minder says "he couldn't be happier". How sad.


Youth and same-sex attraction: a new resource for schools

Carolyn Moynihan | 09 April 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: adolescence, gender, homosexuality, schools
A group of American paediatricians concerned about policies that encourage teenagers to think positively about same-sex attraction has set up a website providing factual information and sent a letter to the superintendents of all public schools in the United States.


Nought for your comfort: mixed rooming at US colleges

Carolyn Moynihan | 01 December 2009 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: co-ed dormitories, education, gender
More American colleges are introducing mixed rooming, with Emerson College in Boston the latest to announce its embrace of what is known as “gender-neutral” housing. The Boston Globe says more than two dozen colleges across the country now provide or intend to provide this option. It is meant to make the students more “comfortable”.


‘A radical redefinition of the term gender’

Sheila Liaugminas | 15 October 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: gender, human rights, United Nations
In a report on the protection of human rights? In the context of counter-terrorism? What’s this about….?


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