Suite of five short videos on gender

TestTubePlus, July 2015

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  • Every Sex & Gender Term Explained

When discussing hotly debated topics such as gender identity and the like, it pays to be well versed in the language and glossary terms so you can sound like you know what you’re talking about. Let Trace break down some need to know terms for you.

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  • Science Says There Are More Than Two Genders

Pink for boys and blue for girls right? No? What are societal gender roles anyway and are they good or bad to keep in our everyday lives?

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  • Animals Care More About Sex Than Gender

There was a study from Yale that found it’s actually really easy for most animals to change sex, and some will change and then change back!

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  • Does Gender Even Matter?

As humans our brains love patterns and gender is one pattern we have established to identify potential mates vs not potential mates. But do we need it?

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  • What Would A Post-Gender Society Look Like?

We’ve talked a lot about gender this week and its place in society. What would the world look like if gender wasn’t a thing anymore?

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John & Tony’s story: love, brain injury, and domestic violence

news.com.au, October 14, 20159:40am

At their most severe, John’s outbursts have inflicted broken teeth and stitches to his partner Tony’s head.

It’s rare to hear someone admit to being a perpetrator of domestic violence. And what John has done is shocking. There’s no question about it. But everyone close to John attests that he was never violent before he sustained a severe brain injury nine years ago.

John’s story is surprisingly common.

With the support of Headway ADP, a specialist support service for adults with an acquired brain injury in Sydney, John hopes to seek further brain-injury specific counselling to assist him with anger management.

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