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Social Justice and Culturally-Affirming Education in K-12 Settings
An outdated medical term that was used to describe people who had a cross-gendered identity to their sex assigned at birth who desired medical transition (J. Green et al., 2020 AU63: The in-text citation "J. Green et al., 2020" is not in the reference list. Please correct the citation, add the reference to the list, or delete the citation. ; Lombardi, 2009 ).
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Moving Towards Equity: Supporting Transgender and Gender-Diverse People in Education
Matthew D. Rice (Baylor University, USA)
Copyright: © 2023 |Pages: 25
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-6386-4.ch002
Two Spirit, transgender, intersex, non-binary, and gender non-conforming (2STING) teachers face significant additional stress in their careers. Research shows intolerable conditions for many teachers, even those in states with long-standing anti-discrimination policies in place. Educators reported experiencing harassment at work, hostile colleagues, hostile families, and doxing and social media bullying. Twenty-five percent of participants interviewed for a recent study had left their careers in education within a month of the study completion. Transgender and gender-diverse educators reported shocking rates of non-suicidal self-injury, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts. All learning communities must change the culture surrounding these issues to help keep our LGB and 2STING educators and students alive.
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Processes of Socialization to Sexuality and Discrimination in the Web Society: An Exploratory Research on Transgender People
The term transsexual describes the condition in which a subject with gender mismatch has already begun a process of transformation of their physical and sexual characteristics in order to assume the new gender identity from a somato-biological point of view, as well as legal and social.
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Access to Healthcare Services by Lesbians, Gays, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) People in Harare Urban, Zimbabwe
Or “trans” persons are individuals who identify with a different sex than that associated with the biological sex that was ascribed to them at birth. A transsexual person can be male-to-female or female-to-male. Additionally, some people who are undergoing hormone therapy, but who do not intend to undergo surgery, also refer to themselves as transsexual.
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