Movies and Video
CBSN Originals explores the intricate world of gender, beyond him or her.
In this two-hour documentary, Katie Couric sets out to explore the rapidly evolving complexities of gender identity. She takes us on a unique journey to discover the dynamics of gender..
“For the Bible Tells Me So” – Directed by Daniel G Karslake
Delving into values of the religious right and the accompanying homophobia, “For the Bible Tells Me So” focuses on how conservative Christians’ interpretation of the Bible is commonly used as a way to deny LGBTIQ people equal rights. Following five families with an openly gay son or daughter, director Daniel G. Karslake offers a firsthand look at how those in the Christian community with an out child are affected by the homophobic fervor. Karslake also interviews a number of religious leaders.
Ted Talk: Emily describes her experience as an intersex person.
“The Danish Girl” (Film 2015).
The Danish Girl is a 2015 biographical romantic drama film directed by Tom Hooper, based on the 2000 novel of the same name by David Ebershoff. Based on a true story of a trans woman in Denmark.
“Boy Erased” (Film 2018)
American biographical drama film based on Garrard Conley‘s 2016 memoir of the same name. It tells the story of the son of Baptist parents who is forced to take part in a gay conversion therapy program.
Case, Mary Anne. “The Role of the Popes in the Invention of Complementarity and the Vatican‘s Anathematization of Gender,” Religion and Gender Vo. X, no. x (2016): 1 – 18.
Gudorf, Christine E. “Gender and Human Relationality,” in Carol R. Taylor, CSFN and Roberto Dell’Oro, Eds., Health and Human Flourishing: Religion, Medicine and Moral Anthropology (Georgetown University Press, 2006), pp. 185 – 205.
Johnson, Luke Timothy, “The Revelatory Body: Does God Speak to Us through Bodily Experience?” Catholic Health Association Ethics Colloquium presentation (March 2019).
Jones, David Albert. “Gender Reassignment Surgery: a Catholic Bioethical Analysis,” Theological Studies 79: 2 (2018): 314 – 338.
McIntoch, Bennett, “The Science of Sex.” Harvard Magazine (November – December 2019): 34 – 38.
“Basic Instincts: Sexual Orientation of Animals.” The Economist (Nov. 30 2019): 68 – 69.