Post-human: Gender Identities & Cyberspace

Transgender identities are coming of age with a global platform and widening acceptance. Gender fluidity is not yet accepted in all countries and cultures and therein lies the latest challenge of the multi-faceted identity of being transgender, implying a journey from birth to re-assigned identity and a dual cultural heritage inherited as a consequence. Trans identities are becoming more culturally accepted in the West and new neuro-biological research is also contributing to the debate and suggesting a more varied approach to discovering not only the causation but also the multiple variations of non-binary gender manifestations. Some of these debates are still nascent; others have found their way via art and film into mainstream art institutions, film festivals, and television.

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