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What is Gender Expression

Handbook of Research on Workforce Diversity in a Global Society: Technologies and Concepts
The manner in which a person exhibits masculine or feminine characteristics in dress, speech, hairstyle, grooming, mannerisms and behavior. It may or may not correspond to one’s sex.
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Leveraging Workforce Diversity through a Critical Examination of Intersectionalities and Divergences between Racial Minorities and Sexual Minorities
Julie Gedro (SUNY Empire State College, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-1812-1.ch004
Using a multi-disciplinary survey of educational studies, sociology, adult education, and human resources literature, this chapter explores the ways that racial minorities and sexual minorities (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) face oppression in organizational contexts. It examines and critiques organizational responses to diversity, and it uncovers the ways that these populations differ. Implications for diversity training programs are articulated, suggestions for training practice are offered, and recommendations for further research are provided.
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From Forms of Violence to the Specificities of the Impact on LGBTI+ Victims
Is the way a person expresses themselves publicly through clothing, hairstyle, body language, choice of name, preferred pronouns, among other things.
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Transgender and Gender Expansive
Refers to the external appearance of one's gender identity, usually expressed through behavior, mannerisms, clothing, hairstyles, and voice. A person’s gender expression may or may not conform to socially defined behaviors and characteristics typically associated with being either masculine or feminine.
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Queering the Curriculum: An Exploratory Study of Teachers' Perceptions on Integrating LGBTQ+-Inclusive Curriculum
The presentation of an individual, including physical appearance, clothing choice and accessories, and behaviors that express aspects of gender identity.
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Guidelines and Recommendations for Supporting Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Students: Inclusive and Queer Education
A person’s outward, or external, manifestations of gender (e.g., haircut, clothing, voice, pronouns, name, and behavior) ( GLAAD, n. d. ).
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Gifted LGBTQ+ Strategies for Successful School Years
This is how a person displays their gender, which includes how one talks, their mannerisms, clothing styles, hairstyles, and how one interacts with others.
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