Category Archives: Science/Biology

Other Scientist Blogists Discussing Gender, Behavior and Biological Sex

Work, work, work… I’m swamped this weekend with work.  (Kinda like last weekend.) Because of that, and in honor of my recent posts about the science of gender, behavior and biological sex, I am providing links to two other blogs … Continue reading

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Considering the Ethics of Discussions About the Origins of Gender

I thought I would pause in this blog series about the biology behind gender and consider the approach I have used to address the question, “Where does gender come from?” To be sure, for this series, I’ve  focused on science, … Continue reading

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Effects of Testosterone on Brain Masculinization & Behavior: Part 3 of Male Gender Identity in an Individual with Complete Androgen Insensitivity

So where were we?  Oh yes, the origins of gender. Gee, I sure do like to choose the easy topics, don’t I?  (What was I thinking??) In our last episode, Part 2 of this post series, we had discussed the … Continue reading

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What “Makes” Gender? Part 2 of Male Gender Identity in an Individual with Complete Androgen Insensitivity

Where does gender come from? I doubt that this is a question many non-trans people would pose.  I mean, really, there must be a bunch of people out in the world who have a gender that is congruent with their … Continue reading

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Male Gender Identity in an Individual With Complete Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome, Part 1 – DNA, Genes and the Androgen Receptor

When I first saw this recent publication, Male Gender Identity in Complete Androgen Insensitivity, I thought, “Hey, this case has really interesting ramifications about gender identity.  I’ll make a blog post about it!” Then, I broadcast on my blog that … Continue reading

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Part 2 – Sex Steroids, Estrogen Blockers and What’s in Your Bones

In our last episode, Robin had entered the Bat Cave unannounced and unwittingly walked in while Batman was giving himself his bi-weekly injection of testosterone cypionate.  Robin stopped dead in his tracks and stood staring.  Batman glanced up and, without … Continue reading

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Sex Steroids, Estrogen Blockers and What’s In Your Bones – Part 1

I’m thinking that maybe I should take a class on how to write better titles for posts. I guess I was looking for some continuity from the previous posts on biology.  If only I had not been trying to make … Continue reading

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Part 2 of: Beards, Baldness and What’s in Your Pants

Following several emails and comments to my previous blog on hair growth (and *other* growth), I thought I would provide a few NSFAQS (not so frequently asked questions): Q.  If a trans guy goes on testosterone hormone replacement therapy, will … Continue reading

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Beards, Baldness and What’s in Your Pants

What do hair growth and hair loss have in common with genital growth? More than you might think. Continue reading

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