Tag Archive for 'Transsexualism'

News and Other Interesting Things

by Jason Stotts 1. Scientists Celebrate the Weird World of Animal Genitalia Have you ever wondered what penises look like throughout the animal kingdom? Well, it’s your lucky day. (NSFW? Article on WaPo; more on Twitter) 2. How Many Scientists Does It Take to Write a Paper? Apparently, Thousands  In less than a decade, Dr. Aad, […]

Cis and Trans: Untangling Confusions

by Jason Stotts There is a new movement underfoot now, coming from the transsexual community, to rename non-transsexuals “cis-sexuals”.  The name comes from a play with the Latin prefixes.  The Latin prefix “trans-” means “across” and is used to signify that one’s gender is “across” (different than) one’s biological sex: that while one might be […]