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Transgender Concepts

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An “Introduction to Transgender Terms and Concepts” is a reading that discusses the differences between Transvestites, Cross Dressers, Transsexuals, and Trans genders. It is also discussed in the reading how one actually thinks and acts leading them into the LGBT community.
Transgender is a term for people 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, and voice or body characteristics. “Trans” is sometimes used as shorthand
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Let’s take a look at the current situation in North Carolina. The National Basketball Association (NBA) was scheduled to host the 2017 NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte, North Carolina but due to a House Bill that may no longer be the case. The city of Atlanta is now asking the NBA to host this event that is destined to bring some economic relief to our city; this could bring a rather large sum of money into Atlanta and possibly the future. The problem is this, in the city of Charlotte a person must use the bathroom that coincides with your gender. In today’s society with many gays, lesbians, bi-sexuals, and Transgenders this bill is considered discrimination. If I am a male who lives my day to day life as a woman, dresses as such but decide to attend this event I will be required to use a male gender restroom.
The city of Charlotte is due to lose a lot of revenue because of this bill the NBA refuses to allow one of their events to be hosted in such a way. The city of Atlanta has opened its arms and welcomed the NBA to use its facilities. Many NBA players have spoken out in defense of the Transgender community, supporting them and their freedom of choice to attend such events and still be comfortable with
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