The Gender puzzle / ABC International.
Contributor(s): ABC International | Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm) | Films Media Group.Material type: FilmSeries: Films on Demand.Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, , c2005Description: 1 streaming video file (46 min.) : sd., col., digital file.Subject(s): Embryology | Equality | Gender identity | Genetics | Reproductive health | Sex discrimination | SexismGenre/Form: Educational films. | Internet videos. | Videorecording.Additional physical formats: Originally produced: : No titleOnline resources: Click here to view this video.
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Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on June 13, 2006.
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A Female With Male Chromosomes (4:57) -- Gender in the Brain (3:06) -- Doctor-Assigned Gender (5:47) -- Controversies: Disclosure and Gender Assignment (3:57) -- Transsexualism: A Lifestyle or Biological Basis? (2:20) -- Theory of Brain Sex (5:02) -- A Landmark Legal Battle for Transsexuals (7:13) -- Transsexual Adolescents (5:20) -- Treatment for Transsexual Children (3:54)
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Science is identifying new biological processes that determine a person's sex. How will these findings affect the transgender and transsexual community? This program explores the latest research into gender development and the medical, cultural, and legal issues at the heart of the "brain sex" school of thought. Showing how human genome research has shifted scientific focus away from chromosomes, the video examines the role of brain receptors and the discovery of the SRY protein, which establishes maleness. Interviews featuring people with intersex and transsexual experiences shed light on how gender identity emerges, and how it figured into one man's legal battle for the right to marry.
11 & up.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.