Transgender | An umbrella term for people whose gender identity and/or expression is different from cultural expectations based on the sex they were assigned at birth. Being transgender does not imply any specific sexual orientation. Therefore, transgender people may identify as straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, etc.*
What’s the difference between transgender and other forms of gender identity?**
- A transsexual person is someone whose gender identity is the opposite of the sex assigned to them at birth. Transsexual people may or may not take hormones or have surgery.
- Cross-dressers are people who like to wear the clothes of another gender, but who don’t identify as another gender.
- Drag Kings/Drag Queens are people who exaggerate female and male roles, generally for the purpose of entertainment.
- Androgynes are people who mix the characteristics/appearance of both sexes in a subtle or deliberately flamboyant way.
- Intersex People are people who can be born with a reproductive or sexual anatomy that doesn’t fit with typical definition of male or female.
Extra Credit worth 15 points.
Please read the following two articles, then:
- Provide a brief summary of each (one paragraph)
- Explain how this is systemic racism.
- How is Ben Carson using “his values” to create barriers for transgender people.
- Using figure 5.1 Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity on page 165 in the hard cover book, please state which of the six states this leader is at, please state why you chose this.
- What does it say to subordinates when a “leader” or head of the unit is not inclusive but instead disrespectful and alienating to groups of difference?
*taken from: https://www.hrc.org/resources/glossary-of-terms?utm_source=GS&utm_medium=AD&utm_campaign=BPI-HRC-Grant&utm_content=276041569892&utm_term=trans%20terms&gclid=Cj0KCQjwoKzsBRC5ARIsAITcwXGZPOkJP0fE54InNUfD4lz0UcxQdEKmgOnCu7tnXNw2z0-QdROs1_YaAmp7EALw_wcB
**taken from: https://www.outlife.org.uk/being-transgender?gclid=Cj0KCQjwoKzsBRC5ARIsAITcwXEp2stBba6liU48Npw2k-AzBVqaXxdgki1OeLn9MbMFMgrRwaqL97caAqXBEALw_wcB