Crossing the Divide

Do men really have it easier? These transgender guys found the truth was more complex.

Photo by Rainier Ridao on Unsplash

By Tara Bahrampour
 
In the 1990s, the late Stanford neuroscientist Ben Barres transitioned from female to male. He was in his 40s, mid-career, and afterward he marveled at the stark changes in his professional life. Now that society saw him as male, his ideas were taken more seriously…

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