Previously published by Secular Shethinkers
It’s easy (and popular) to claim the media has no effect on who we are. To claim we’re sophisticated enough to rise above influence and separate the truth from the hype. But the truth is, whether we’re born trans or cis; gay, straight or bi; the world has a lot to say about gender and most of those messages either start with or are reflected by the media.
Before we’re even born, our parents-to-be are asked, “Is it a boy or a girl?”