A short film was
recently pulled from San Francisco's Frameline film
festival because it was said to reinforce transphobic
stereotypes articulated in Janice Raymond's 1979 book Transsexual Empire. The question is, How has her
oversimplified thinking survived?
Some citizens of
Largo, Fla., cited religious grounds for the dismissal
of Susan Stanton, the transgender city manager. Would Jesus
really have terminated her employment? This and other
transgender tales from the Bible.
When you know
someone who's undergone sex-reassignment surgery, the
possibility of regret may feel like the proverbial elephant
in the room. But what is the prevalence of regret, and
why does regret occur?