Transgender Essay

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  • Transgenders

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    DEFINITIONS According to Hagg and Fellows (2007:4), sex generally refers to anatomy and biology such as male or female, whereas gender refers to the qualities and behaviours society expects from a boy or girl, a man or woman. The definition of transgender refers to a person having no identification with, or no presentation as, the gender one was assigned at birth (Hagg and Fellows 2007:4). The definition of transsexual in Hagg and Fellows (2007:4) refers to a person who had undergone a sex change

  • Difference Between Transgender And Transgender

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    it is not. Sex is biological, the makeup of your chromosomes. Gender, however, can be relative. A person can be the female sex but identify as the male gender, and vice versa. This topic is where we see individuals identifying as transsexual and transgender. Susan Scutti (2014) explains the difference between the two. Scutti explains that transsexuals are people who transition from one sex to another. An individual can be born as a male and then become recognizably female (and vice versa) through the

  • Transgender Studies In Transgender Studies

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    In Susan Stryker’s “Transgender Studies,” the author outlines the genesis of the field and how it differs from other areas of research like Queer studies. Stryker asserts that, “transgender studies is concerned with anything that disrupts…the normative linkages we generally assume to exist between the biological specificity of the…body, [and] the social roles and statuses that a particular form of body is expected to occupy” (pg. 3). At first glance, such a declaration seems to coincide with the

  • Transgender Bedrooms And Transgender Bathrooms

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    Transgender Bathrooms Throughout the years, views of life have changed. Our laws have become more strict. Now they are trying to pass the transgender bathroom law.Why would this law need to pass? What people will it help? If the law does pass it isn’t going for very long, and it isn’t going to be a good thing. What do other people think about this law. If people really want the transgender bathroom law to pass, just maybe this will change that. Transgender bathrooms are dull and unsafe. What kind

  • Transgender Rebuttal : On Being Transgender

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    Transgender Rebuttal: Hello there, I’m James Warmbier. I have to disagree with your sectionalism essay on being transgender. I disagree with this because transgender people are human beings just like us. They should not be judged for what they do with their bodies. In my opinion, it’s just another form of racism. And this country has way too much of that already. Unfortunately, in your life, there will be a lot of things that creep you out. Just because something ‘creeps you out’, doesn’t mean

  • Transgender People Are Not Strangers To Society. Transgender

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    Transgender people are not strangers to society. Transgender people have been around for thousands of years. Throughout the years, transgender people are getting more and more discriminated. Providing transgender people with discrimination protection is exceedingly important. Transgender people have the same right to feel comfortable just as cisgender, one who’s gender corresponds with his or her biological sex, people do. Transgender discrimination has been on the rise for many years, causing

  • Transgender Prisoners And Transgender Inmates Essay

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    Amongst the inmates mistreated, transgender prisoners are challenged in many ways with abuse, misconduct, and discrimination. Transgender individuals are people who do not identify themselves with the gender that was assigned at birth. The high-risk profile of being a transgender inmate in prison strikes for deep concern and something needs to be done. II. Purpose of paper Prison personnel have not been doing much to secure the safety and well-being of transgender inmates. Some even engage in the

  • Transgender Orientation : The Transgender Community Essay

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    This Way There are many children throughout the United States that identify themselves as transgender. According to Webster’s Dictionary, the definition of transgender is (n.d.) “of, relating to, or being a person (as a transsexual or transvestite) who identifies with or expresses a gender identity that differs from the one which corresponds to the person’s sex at birth” (sect. Definition of transgender). Basically, that definition translates to a person being born one gender, but identifying

  • The Adjective Transgender

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    The adjective transgender describes people whose gender identity does not correspond to the assigned biological sex that was given at birth, while the adjective cisgender refers to people who whose gender identity corresponds to the assigned biological sex that was given at birth. Due to the lack the lack of correspondence with the gender binary, misconceptions have caused legal problems. Transgender people are being emotionally harmed and put at physical risk due to restroom laws that restrict them

  • Transgender Policy

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    legalizing same-sex marriage in the United States, many other issues involving sexual and gender diversity have emerged and are now in the forefront of human resource issues. Among them are transgender employees and their rights within the workplace. Some of the Pros associated with incorporating a transgender policy consist of protecting the workers from a hostile working environment, creating a positive environment in which everyone is comfortable. By diversifying the workforce, it will provide