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The Transgender Scientist

The Transgender Scientist

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Science applied to current transgender issues. Hosted by Thomas (Dana) Bevan, who holds a Ph.D. in biopsychology and has authored 3 books on trans science.

On-Demand Episodes

Prenatal Testosterone Theory of Transgender (PTTT) Causation: Origins and Evidence. Do low prenatal testosterone levels in males and do high prenatal testosterone levels in females cause being transgender? The origins of this... more

This episode reviews the evidence for the prenatal estrogen theory of being transgender in natal males. Since estrogen does not readily penetrate the brain, the evidence cited for the estrogen theory involves the synthetic chemical... more

This podcast covers for transgender genetic gender behavior predisposition in the form of biomarkers and "natural experiments." Biomarkers include handedness, 2D4D finger length ratio and FTM anatomy. Natural experiments include... more

Two new papers have been published that conclusively demonstrate the genetics of gender predisposition. In this podcast, the Transgender Scientist will provide information on these new studies and what they mean.

Factors in transgender causation. Why are people transgender? Dana Bevan, The Transgender Scientist identifies 4 factors. They involve genetics, epigenetics, Western culture, and early childhood learning. This episode provides a top-level... more

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