Maren Sandra Jansen (welcomingtransfolks.com and marensandrajansen.com) interviews Dr. Thomas Wayne Johnson, a medical anthropologist. Tom’s work centers on non-binary folks and their interactions with the healthcare system. This is the first of a multi-part interview with Dr. Johnson.
This is a start, and good news for non-binary folks, on gaining legal recognition for non-gender binary folks.
Follow this link for more info:
Many transgender and gender non-conforming folks are understandably concerned about how the new American president’s election may affect their ability to get proper identification. The National Center for Transgender Equality is offering a live Community Call in this Friday, November 18, to answer questions about what to do about your identity documents.Trans allies are also welcome to attend.
You must register first to get the call-in information. Go to:
I’m very happy to share the news that Tinder, a dating and social media app, will now allow users in the UK, Canada, and the USA move beyond binary, cis-gender (that is, non-trans) choices for profiles. Now users will be able to choose from 37 transgender binary and non-binary gender identities. I hope this option will soon be available to users in other countries.
Get the details here:
It’s critically important that adults, family and friends, teachers,
therapists and healthcare professionals use the correct pronouns for
transgender children and adolescents. You will help prevent suicides and self harm.
With new voter ID laws and requirements, it can be a challenge for transgender folks to vote. In this video, I tell you where to get the resources you need to register and vote. Whatever your gender identity is, you have the right to vote and you can vote.
Why do churches need to explicitly welcome transgender folks? How can they become clearly welcoming?