Andrea James

How Katie Couric Turned a TV Blunder Into a ‘Groundbreaking’ Trans Documentary

How Katie Couric Turned a TV Blunder Into a ‘Groundbreaking’ Trans Documentary

Couric said she decided to “step back” and try to look at the “big picture.” Her two-hour National Geographic documentary explores everything from the difficulties facing the transgender community to places where social acceptance is growing. Reviews, so far, are as good as…

Katie Couric Advocates for Kindness Towards Transgender People: ‘They’re Really No Different Than You Are’

Katie Couric Advocates for Kindness Towards Transgender People: ‘They’re Really No Different Than You Are’

  Katie Couric wants the world to give transgender people the respect they deserve. In her new documentary, Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric, the newscaster traveled the country to talk with people who express complex gender identities. Couric,…

Katie Couric's Advice on Not Feeling Powerless Is *Exactly* What You Need to Hear Right Now

Katie Couric's Advice on Not Feeling Powerless Is *Exactly* What You Need to Hear Right Now

Tonight, National Geographic will air a documentary about the gender revolution taking place in America—which completely makes sense under an Obama administration. Under the current Trump administration, it might feel a little like a progressive last hurrah—especially since the rights…

Get National Geographic's GENDER REVOLUTION teaching guide

Get National Geographic's GENDER REVOLUTION teaching guide

National Geographic has released a teaching guide for their issue and special on gender. From National Geographic magazine Editor in Chief Susan Goldberg: At National Geographic, we have a nearly 130-year history of bringing stories about cultures and science to…

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