On the front page of the New York Times style and fashion section, the headline read: “On Campus, Rethinking Biology 101: Transgender Students Gain Rights, and Respect, in College” (Bernstein, 2004, p. 1). The article reported on a new form of campus activism: In some elite universities and colleges of the eastern United States-like Brown, Wesleyan, Sarah Lawrence, and Smith-students who did not look clearly male or female and dened themselves as “transgender” demanded urgent changes to avoid harassment.