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This Documentary Proves We Should Listen To Children Not Legislators When It Comes To Trans Rights

This Documentary Proves We Should Listen To Children Not Legislators When It Comes To Trans Rights

By BRONWYN ISAAC Storytelling has the ability to not only educate and even entertain, but also to build empathy and bridge the gaps of human experience. National Geographic’s new documentary, Gender Revolution: A Journey With Katie Couric, which premiered on…

‘Gender Revolution’ is all about trans people, but it’s made for a cis audience

‘Gender Revolution’ is all about trans people, but it’s made for a cis audience

By Dawn Ennis · Wednesday, February 8, 2017 This program is titled, “Gender Revolution,” and I don’t think you will find a more detailed exploration of intersex, gender non-conforming/non-binary and, yes, trans Americans than in the 88 minute documentary produced by National…

Formal complaint filed against BBC's #Transgender Kids: Who Knows Best?

Formal complaint filed against BBC's #Transgender Kids: Who Knows Best?

Sam Bagnall produced the 2017 BBC2 special Transgender Kids: Who Knows Best? Today, UK-based charity Trans Media Watch filed a detailed complaint demonstrating the quantifiable bias evident in Bagnall’s special. Prior to its airing, the special was the subject of widespread…

‘I Think I Made a Mistake’: Katie Couric On Her Transgender Evolution

‘I Think I Made a Mistake’: Katie Couric On Her Transgender Evolution

SAMANTHA ALLEN 02.04.17 9:15 PM ET Today, Couric is still learning about transgender people and telling their stories. And as Gender Revolution proves, she hasn’t made many mistakes more than once. The two-hour National Geographic documentary—premiering Monday night—is a compassionate,…

New Katie Couric documentary explains transgender identities in compelling detail

New Katie Couric documentary explains transgender identities in compelling detail

On Monday night, the National Geographic Channel will premiere Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric. A companion piece to National Geographic Magazine’s recent “Gender Revolution” issue, which featured a transgender girl on the cover, the new documentary follow Couric…

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