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What is Discrimination?

In this unit, we have seen the extensive medicalization of gender. The Sexual Politics of Sickness explains that physicians thought the natural state of a woman is being sick. “Diagnosing Differences” showed that being transgendered is stated by the DMS … Continue reading

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For/To what will you or must you re/act?

“The Business of Being Born” and “Diagnosing Differences” both focused on how the medical profession has a very narrow view on pregnancy and transsexuals respectively. While some physicians may hold these views due to monetary or other selfish reasons, other … Continue reading

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