Exploring gender and sexuality goes beyond the stereotypes implicated by societal norms. Understanding proper terms and vocabulary helps when connecting with LGBTQIA individuals.
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Club draws attention to gender and sexuality issues
The lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community is now represented on campus through the creation of a club that provides a safe place for students to discuss their issues and experiences.
The Gender and Sexuality Alliance club’s members are involved in outside social justice and activism groups that sparked their interest in the LGBTQ society, such as Youth Speaks and Queer Poets and Allies.
“We talk about ignorance in the co...
Moving past gender stereotypes
Through celebrities like Laverne Cox and Caitlyn Jenner, an increasing number of conversations regarding non-cisgender individuals are taking place, highlighting the shift of attitudes regarding gender identity.
Gender identity, how individuals perceive themselves as male, female, neither or a combination of both, may not fit with the sex they were assigned at birth, according to the Human Right...