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moving beyond the binary

Ugla Stefania does a lovely job here of explaining the difference between sex and gender and the pressures we are sometimes put under in order to conform to the rigid binary. She expresses mostly feminine but does not identify perfectly as either woman or man.

The reality is most people generally do fit within the prescribed gender rules whereas we transgender people do not and must find ways to deal with this fact.

Ugla, who is Icelandic, has got her own formula worked out and I for one am glad to see another well adjusted trans person. I think you might find her TED Talk is worth the 14 minutes of your time...


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