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