Transgender - History, Faith, Sports + More [Episode #11.3]

Updated: Oct 7

What do the sworn virgins of Albania, Caitlyn Jenner, Elagabalus, and Caster Semenya all have in common?


They’re transgender -- or, perhaps, third gender!

How long have we known about transgender?

Is gender just biological sex like some say or is there something more to learn from other cultures’ and countries’ histories of gender which is not binary?

Pink or blue only gender reveal parties, get ready to meet your match!


Summary

  • [1:00] International Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans, and Intersex Association - Trans Legal Mapping Report 2019 / Criminalization of trans people globally

  • [03:51] Erratum! Our first but probably not our last...

  • [06:13] Trans around the world / Muxes in Mexico

  • [07:08] The Sworn Virgins of Albania

  • [08:20] Elagabalus, perhaps the first trans Roman Emperor from 200 CE

  • [12:18] Trans in the military / Christine Jorgensen post-WWII

  • [13:51] Ryan on Australian school uniforms

  • [16:16] Ryan on transitioning genders and a first Al-Anon meeting

  • [18:46] Trans in history / Hijras in India

  • [20:13] Celia Daniels on Hijras

  • [26:51] Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, Hijra from India

  • [28:13] Indian Trans Olympic Games / Trans in Sports

  • [29:42] Caster Semenya

  • [35:24] Caitlyn Jenner

  • [36:31] Gender spectrum / Evolution to Third Gender ?

  • [37:58] 5 Genders? The Bissu of the Bugis people

  • [40:24] What’s to come, McCall?


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