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What’s the point of sex? It frames gender expression and identity – or does it?

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The Conversation, January 18, 2017 6.05am AEDT The act of penetrative sex has evolved over millions of years as a mechanism to deliver sperm to eggs and initiate pregnancy. But there’s more to sex than just the meeting of two sets of genes. The ‘What’s the point of sex?’ series examines biological, physical and social aspects of sex and gender. [This] piece looks at sexual identity and gender...

Suite of five short videos on gender

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TestTubePlus, July 2015 TestTube Plus is built for enthusiastic science fans seeking out comprehensive conversations on the geeky topics they love. 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...

‘Gay genes’: science is on the right track, we’re born this way. Let’s deal with it.

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Guardian: Science, Friday 24 July 2015  In a recent Guardian article , Simon Copland argued that it is very unlikely people are born gay (or presumably any other sexual orientation). Scientific evidence says otherwise. It points strongly to a biological origin for our sexualities. Finding evidence for a biological basis should not scare us or undermine gay, lesbian and bisexual (LGB) rights. Read...

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