Tag Archives: gender identity

The Spectra of Gender, Sexual Orientation and Biological Sex

In a previous post — the one about the Genetics Behind Sex Determination and Differentiation —  one reader left a comment that induced me to remove a sentence. The reader took issue with my statement that human gonadal sex develops … 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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