Category Archives: Media

It’s International Women’s Day

  It’s International Women’s Day! Well, “International” in the sense of “it’s a major holiday in many countries, conveniently excluding the United States, where we are far more interested in celebrating mothers than women who do other kinds of boring … Continue reading

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It’s leap year!

Happy day-that-only-comes-every-four-years!  And although I’ve been too busy lately to pay attention to my blog properly (or even make occasional  posts to my Twitter feed), I decided I would leap (ha) on this opportunity to post a few things that … Continue reading

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Time for linkspam!

1) This little girl is complaining about the very thing I was getting out in Bad Santa Part II:  gender policing.  Yay for her supportive dad! 2) Feminists and family therapists take note:  Sick [heterosexually-married] men get support from their … Continue reading

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Bad Santa

So, as I recently Tweeted about, comedian Jimmy Kimmel has been asking viewers to play pranks on their kids and record the results.  For Halloween, he encouraged people to tell their kids they ate all the Halloween candy.  The results … Continue reading

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Friday quick post: “When I Get Thin” cartoon

From cartoonist Ampersand, a piece about what Kate Harding called the “Fantasy of Being Thin”:  

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Outdated psych textbooks on sexual orientation

At our 2011 AAMFT talk, I used a few comics from one of my favorite web cartoonists, Eyeteeth of Small Peculiar.  She is working on a cartoon-based book about Walter Freeman, the infamous lobotomist, and has an interest in the … Continue reading

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“Queer Science” PowerPoint

By editing out a couple of video clips (the “Always My Son” video I linked to here, and a clip from the excellent documentary “Middle Sexes: Redefining He and She” – the relevant clip seems to be up on YouTube … Continue reading

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“Queer Science” presentation

AAMFT 2011 Queer Science Dr. Benson and I have saved our slides from our presentation as a .pdf.  You won’t get the accompanying notes, but you can see the visuals.  The actual PowerPoint is a bit too big in its … Continue reading

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World Science Festival – “The Origins of Orientation”

Another source for some of the video clips in our AAMFT talk was the World Science Festival’s “Origins of Orientation” program. You can watch the full 90-minute video from this page, which also links to a number of shorter clips … Continue reading

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“Diagnosing Difference”

During our presentation, we shared some clips from the film “Diagnosing Difference,” an excellent documentary about transgender people’s views on the GID diagnosis. I strongly recommend that all clinicians and mental health educators view the full film, which can be … Continue reading

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