Foundations of Knowledge & Action: Trans 101

This is a recording of Part 1 of the Trans 101 Workshop Series - Foundations of Knowledge & Action on May 17, 2023.

In Part 1, the trainer, Arc Telos Saint Amour reviewed common terms and explored examples of how anti-transgender prejudice intersects with other forms of oppression. The session modeled how to navigate conversations with transgender and non-binary people using up-to-date and affirming language. The trainer reviewed essential guidelines for supporting transgender and non-binary people in all spaces.

Viewers of this recording will learn strategies that can be implemented immediately for affirming of the transgender and non-binary community! Learning objectives include:

  • An accurate explanation on the difference between sex assigned at birth, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation.
  • Examples of affirming and supportive language, and examples of language that can be considered disrespectful, a microaggression, or non-affirming.
  • Potential strategies for personally and professionally being able to better support transgender and non-binary people.
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