Andrea James

Activism

A note on transition of power

A note on transition of power

I used to be heavily involved in politics, but it’s too frustrating for me. I prefer other ways to create change. I will always believe in America and the promise it holds for everyone. People are sometimes surprised how patriotic…

Watch the moving trailer for Katie Couric's Gender Revolution documentary

Watch the moving trailer for Katie Couric's Gender Revolution documentary

OLIVER GETTELL@OGETTELL POSTED ON JANUARY 12, 2017 AT 5:55PM EST “It used to be so simple,” Katie Couric says in National Geographic Channel’s documentary Gender Revolution: A Journey with Kaite Couric, “you were either a boy or you were a…

Katie Couric Explores ‘Gender Revolution’ in New Nat Geo Trailer (Video)

Katie Couric Explores ‘Gender Revolution’ in New Nat Geo Trailer (Video)

Reid Nakamura | January 13, 2017 @ 1:21 PM In the documentary, Couric talks with scientists, psychologists, activists, authors and families to learn more about the role of genetics, brain chemistry and modern culture on gender fluidity. Executive produced by…

Gender Revolution sneak peek

Gender Revolution sneak peek

Katie Couric meets with the parents of a transgender child in this sneak peek at the two-hour documentary “Gender Revolution: A Journey With Katie Couric,” premiering on Monday, February 6 at 9/8c. Read the rest http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/videos/gender-revolution-sneak-peek/

Why We Put a Transgender Girl on the Cover of National Geographic

Why We Put a Transgender Girl on the Cover of National Geographic

By Susan Goldberg, Editor in Chief Since we shared photos of the cover of our special issue on gender on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, tens of thousands of people have weighed in with opinions, from expressions of pride and gratitude to…

Transgender on Tinder

Transgender on Tinder

Spark with Nora Young Sunday December 18, 2016 “Trans folks were being flagged and kicked off Tinder for being themselves,” says Zackary Drucker, an artist and producer for the hit Amazon show Transparent. The update, which occurred last month, was designed…

In Their Words: How Children Are Affected by Gender Issues

In Their Words: How Children Are Affected by Gender Issues

  Read the rest: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2017/01/children-explain-how-gender-affects-their-lives/

Transgender on Tinder? Now You Can Identify Yourself That Way

Transgender on Tinder? Now You Can Identify Yourself That Way

By LIAM STACK NOV. 15, 2016 The update, which was released on Tuesday, was designed in consultation with transgender community leaders and other prominent transgender people, including the activists Andrea James and Nick Adams and several entertainers connected to the award-winning…

Tinder Reengineers Its Gender Field, With Help From The Trans Community

Tinder Reengineers Its Gender Field, With Help From The Trans Community

  JOHN PAUL TITLOW 11.15.16 9:04 AM “Tinder is so easy and simple to use that it’s an interesting programmatic challenge to address such a complex thing as gender identity and expression,” says Andrea James, a film producer and longtime…

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