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LGBTQ Information, Issues, & Resources: Transgender

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer resources available from Tutt Library, CC campus, and the regional and internet communities

Transgender Studies/Theory Books Available @ Tutt Library

Transgender Basics

Transgender Symbol

Transgender is an umbrella term for persons whose gender identity, gender expression, or behavior does not conform to that typically associated with the sex to which they were assigned at birth. Gender identity refers to a person’s internal sense of being male, female, or something else; gender expression refers to the way a person communicates gender identity to others through behavior, clothing, hairstyles, voice, or body characteristics. “Trans” is sometimes used as shorthand for “transgender.” While transgender is generally a good term to use, not everyone whose appearance or behavior is gender-nonconforming will identify as a transgender person. The ways that transgender people are talked about in popular culture, academia, and science are constantly changing, particularly as individuals’ awareness, knowledge, and openness about transgender people and their experiences grow.

from American Psychological Association Website

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