National Geographic says that its ground-breaking special issue, “Gender Revolution,” is about the “shifting landscape of gender:

“To a degree unimaginable a decade ago, the intensely personal subject of gender identity has entered the public square.”

President Obama’s commutation of Chelsea Manning’s sentence underscores this shifting landscape and the compelling documentary, Trans List, reminds us that our old assumptions about gender are dead. Plus, gender is reshaping marriage in profound ways. Here is an excerpt, “Seeking Support,” from an important new book, Housewife: Home-remaking in a Transgender Marriage by Kristin Collier. The photo above is of Kristin and her parenting partner, Seda.


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