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1 Trans 101 Workshop As you arrive, please grab a copy of the quiz and fill it out From My Gender Workbook By Kate Bornstein

2 Ground Rules Dont be afraid to ask questions Be respectful Challenge your own assumptions Others?

3 Sex v. Gender SEX Usually Associated with physical characteristics like genitalia, hormones, and chromosomes E.g., the doctor looks at a babys body and says its a boy! *BUT* this binary is problematic for many people

4 Sex v. Gender Gender The way that people are expected to act based on how their bodies look. E.g., the babys parents buy it certain clothes, books, and toys; sign the baby up for certain classes; teach the baby certain manners

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6 A Few Definitions Transgender Transsexual Gender Queer Transman / Transwoman FTM / MTF Various other kinds of gender non- conformity ** Respect everyones Right to Define Themselves!

7 Diversity Within the Trans Community Sexual Orientation Bodies Transitions Ability to pass & desire to do so Plus every other kind of diversity (racial, cultural, ability, etc.)

8 Common Issues Facing Trans People Violence Trans people are disproportionately homeless, living in poverty, and incarcerated IDs and other official documents Checking boxes on forms Doctors Medicalization / Pathologizing of Identities Airport Security Bathrooms

9 Video Clip! feature=related feature=related

10 How to be an Ally to Trans People Respect all gender identities Dont make assumptions about anyones gender or sexuality Un-learn gender policing De-gender bathrooms Take the burden off of trans people Others??


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