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For many transgender, non-binary, and gender-diverse people, pronouns are not simply words, they are a sign of respect, and an affirmation that people see them as they are.
Coinciding with Pride Month, Sheridan Social Service Worker graduate, Corrin Marier, delivered a discussion with students and employee members of the Sheridan Building Positive Space Committee. The conversation was moderated by Dr. Cherie Werhun, Strategic Lead, S-Factor Framework.
From this webinar, you will take away:
- An understanding of the terms “gender identity”, “gender expression”, “cisgender”, “transgender” and “non-binary”
- How to use pronouns and neopronouns in conversation
- Knowledge about the impact of “misgendering”
- The connection between the use of pronouns and mental health
- Steps you can take to become an ally for trans people
- Your Right as a Trans Person
- 10 Tips for Being More Inclusive of Gender and Sexuality
- Universal Washroom Locations
- More Than Pronouns: Why it matters (infographic)
- Pronouns & Us: Pronoun use and the Impact on Mental Health
- Preferred Name and/or Gender Change(s) Procedure
- Discussing Trans and Gender- Diverse People
gender identity, gender expression, cisgender, transgender, non-binary, trans people, misgendering
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Marier (he/they), Corrin; Moati (she/her), Dina; Werhun (she/her), Cherie; Holmes (he/they), Andrew; and Centre for Equity and Inclusion, "More than Pronouns: Why it Matters" (2021). Webinars. 1.
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