TED Talks

The videos below are TED talks relating to transgender and gender science, history and culture.

Fascinating TEDx talk by biologist Karissa Sanbonmatsu about genetics and DNA that gets to the "bottom" of how people become transgender

Why feminists should support transgender rights | Amelia Abraham | TEDxLondonWomen


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Gender Revolution. Hypothesis that society is experiencing a "gender revolution" that will eventually lead to significant changes in our culture in respect to how we interact with each other in terms of our gender and sex. Makes comparisons with the Copernican Revolution of 16th Century

Historical Comparisons.  This video analyses the current gender revolution with a similar revolution that took place 500 years ago, the Copernican Revolution, that had an equally powerful impact on our society.  It makes comparisons and concludes that society is in denial about the changes to our binary gender system we are witnessing.

Coming Out as Transgender.  This video describes the personal experience of the negative feelings associated with being transgender, and then list 10 "principles" of coming out.  They are for guidance and assistance of other trans-people in their respective transgender journeys.

Transgender Science.   Looks at the history of the study of gender and sex, then focuses on the 4 theoretical reasons for the existence of transgender people, focusing on genetics and epigenetics.

Fundamentals of Sex and Gender.   This video discusses the 3 fundamentals of sex, gender and sexual orientation, the gender spectrum and gender dysphoria

Gender Dysphoria. This video discuss gender dysphoria and the Theory of Transgender Relativity (TOTR). Click on this link for the written article on  TOTR

Anti-Trans Erasure Speech. Speech which addresses Trump's "trans-erasure" proposals.  Compares the current gender revolution with a similar revolution many years ago, the Copernican Revolution,  that caused an equally seismic shift in the direction of our culture.  Concludes that Trump and his cronies are simpletons when matters of the science of sex and gender are concerned

Toastmasters International Ice breaker Speech.  A light-hearted speech that highlights the current confusion within our culture between the concepts of sex and gender, focusing on the mis-gendering of children when they are born by the automatic assumption by doctors that if the child has a penis it must be a boy, and if it has a vagina it must be a girl.