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October 20, 2016 @ 11:10 pm

Neuroscience and Transgender People


The human brain is a complicated and wonderful thing. But do the brains of trans and cis people differ? Is there neural component to being transgender? Luckily Gender Rebels host Kath is a neuroscience expert and ready to tackle these and other questions at the cutting edge of science. 

For more on this topic:  
(Jump in at 1 hr 25 min for all the transie stuff, but the whole video is really interesting). Big thanks to Dorian Michélle Vrenden of the Beyond Gender podcast for sharing this with us!!

For those who love peer-reviewed literature, check out The Transsexual Brain – A review of findings on the neural basis of transsexualism (Smith et al, 2015).

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The Gender Rebels is a weekly question-and-answer podcast that explores life outside the binary; crossdressing, transgender topics, queer life and anything else that helps break down the gender binary. It's hosted by Faith, a transgender woman in Brooklyn, and her cis female partner Kath. You might also hear a bark or two in the background from our cis dog Rocket. To ask us a question or share a thought emails us at
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