Video and Multimedia
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What It’s Like to Be a Transgender Dad (TED Talk, April 2017) L. B. Hannahs candidly shares the experience of parenting as a genderqueer individual, and what it can teach us about authenticity and advocacy.
How a Male Contraceptive Pill Could Work (TED Talk, November 2017) Andrologist John Amory is developing innovative male contraception that gives men a new option for taking responsibility to prevent unintended pregnancy. He details the science in development, and why the world needs a male pill.
- Polyamory Weekly Podcast Poly Weekly is a podcast devoted to tales of responsible non-monogamy from an inclusive, kink-friendly point of view. Every week, Cunning Minx, her cohosts, and her guests discuss issues relating to communication, gender, race, sex, kink, manners, dating, family, and time management, with perspectives from all around the globe.
These Transgender Children Say They’re Thriving. They Want to Help Others Do the Same (NYTimes, February 2018) This article follows the lives of several transgender youth and their parents who are part of an online campaign called the GenderCool Project, which seeks to highlight positive stories about transgender children.
10 Ways to Support Sex-Positive Kids (The Body Is Not an Apology, June 2018) How can parents help their children affirm and grow a healthy sexuality when it feels like they are inundated with misinformation and an over-sexualized commercial culture? Jaime Grant explains how this involves a constant process of education.
5 Ways I Teach My Children Intersectional Feminism… And Why It Matters (The Body Is Not an Apology, February 2018) This writer shares her personal experience in feeling both connected to and disconnected from feminist movements at various times throughout her life, and talks about the importance of raising children not only as feminists, but as feminists with an intersectional lens.
5 Ways to Help Kids Think Outside the Gender Binary (The Body Is Not an Apology, July 2018) This article provides recommendations for raising children with the language, tools, and mindset to think outside of the gender binary and recognize that gender is a spectrum, that they are permitted to explore across genders, and that trans and gender nonconforming people are valid.
- Love’s Not Color Blind: Race and Representation in Polyamorous and Other Alternative Communities (Kevin Patterson, March 2018) The issues that make monogamous dating daunting for people of color—shaming and exclusion by white partners, being fetishized, having realities of everyday racism ignored—occur in polyamorous relationships too, and trying “not to see race” only makes it worse. To make polyamorous communities inclusive, author Kevin Patterson puts forward the framework—through research, anecdotal testimony, and analogy—for understanding, identifying, and confronting racism within polyamorous communities.