What’s It Like To Be Young, Australian, and Trans? loading...
What’s It Like To Be Young, Australian, and Trans?
We spoke to two young voices who share their experiences being young and transgender.
For These Girls, Danger Is a Way of Life loading...
For These Girls, Danger Is a Way of Life
Poverty, violence, and cultural traditions oppress millions of girls around the world, but some are finding hope through education.
How Today's Toys May Be Harming Your Daughter loading...
How Today's Toys May Be Harming Your Daughter
The long history of separate toys for girls and boys shows that marketing by gender has a profound impact on children.
'Gender Revolution' Portrait Carries a Message of Hope loading...
'Gender Revolution' Portrait Carries a Message of Hope
Photographer tries to raise awareness of the struggles that transgender people face.
In the Operating Room During Gender Reassignment Surgery loading...
In the Operating Room During Gender Reassignment Surgery
Behind the scenes with identical twin Emmie Smith during her medical transition.
In South African Tribe, Boys Box Their Way to Manhood loading...
In South African Tribe, Boys Box Their Way to Manhood
A photographer explores the Venda people’s bare-knuckle boxing tradition, a rite of passage for boys as young as nine.
What Photographing a Father-Son Hunt Taught Me About Manhood loading...
What Photographing a Father-Son Hunt Taught Me About Manhood
A photographer follows an 11-year-old boy and his dad on the trail of wild boar in the deep woods of Arkansas.
Inside the Lives of Georgia’s Child Brides loading...
Inside the Lives of Georgia’s Child Brides
With girls marrying as young as 12, Georgia has one of the highest rates of child marriage in Europe.
Shark In Australia Gives Rare 'Virgin Birth' to Three Pups loading...
Shark In Australia Gives Rare 'Virgin Birth' to Three Pups
A leopard shark in an aquarium in Australia surprised its keepers with the rare phenomenon.
About the Show

It used to appear so simple for many of us: you were a boy or you were a girl. Girls wore pink, and boys wore blue; girls played with dolls, and boys played with trucks. Yet around the globe, these traditional notions of gender are changing rapidly, and labels are no longer so clear cut. National Geographic sets out to explore this evolving concept of gender through the lens of science, society and culture in the ground-breaking new two-hour documentary.

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