Monday, 17 May 2010

Gender Puzzle

The first 10 minutes of an Australian documentary from a few years ago.

From the program homepage (with links to transcript and feedback):
Please Note: Four Corners would like to point out that in no way is our program drawing any comparisons between "intersex" conditions and transsexualism.
From the Forum:
From: roger 26/07/2005 12:42:57 AM
Subject: Academic rigidity post id: 703
I am currently preparing an honours dissertation from a gender perspective. The current academic orthodoxy is basically feminist/freudian with the scales tipping heavily towards nurture.
Can anyone suggest a way to introduce the issues raised tonight without committing academic suicide?
*SIGH* Squared.

Things are better now than they were in 2005. But we still have a long way to go.


Anonymous said...

Not even brave enough to make a nod that transsexuality is probably nueral intersexing and there is evidence to suport it?
Some folks have no balls. Well at least we have you Zoe.

Love the Blog Zoester

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Jennifer III said...

The other three parts are available.