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Reader Question: What Is Gender Fluidity? (Part 2)

Being a good therapist for a genderfluid client

My question has to do with gender fluidity. I understand that we all have male and female within. But somehow I’m finding this concept, when taken to dressing, acting out the parts, and expecting others to respond accordingly, as ridiculous. I feel as if I’m being really old fashioned and very judgmental. (This is part […]

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Reader Question: What Is Gender Fluidity? (Part 1)

Being a good therapist for a genderfluid client

My question has to do with gender fluidity. I understand that we all have male and female within. But somehow I’m finding this concept, when taken to dressing, acting out the parts, and expecting others to respond accordingly, as ridiculous. I feel as if I’m being really old fashioned and very judgmental. First, I want […]

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Modelling Consent in the Therapy Room

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Whenever I teach a class about sex, there’s one thing I hear over and over: “Wow, I learned so much about consent!” I’m glad that my students are learning a lot, but I also take that as indication that we’re not getting nearly enough education about consent from our schools, from our families, or from […]

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