The murders of four Black transgender people, Tony McDade , Nina Pop , Dominique “Rem’mie” Fells have been devastating to us. In 2021 alone, 57 transgender or gender non-conforming people, many of them Black women , were fatally shot or killed by other violent means. We have a responsibility to speak out against systemic racism and hate and to stand with the Black community . For this reason, today more than ever we need our LGBTQIA+ community to speak out for the rights of black people. Black lives matter. Black transgender lives matter. In that spirit, we at Salesforce celebrate the courage
While we recognize that much remains to be done, let’s take a closer look at some ways to support our transgender and gender non-binary colleagues at work: 1. Use inclusive language Words matter. We recognize that language is fluid and that the following list of terms does not cover the full range of identities in the global transgender community. It is important and necessary to understand these terms Gender: Gender refers to the traditional or stereotyped roles, behaviours, activities and qualities that a given society considers appropriate for men and women. Sex: Corresponds to the sex designation “male” or “female” that.
A Person Receives At Birth
Based on their anatomy Mexico phone number reproductive organs or their biology (eg, hormones). Transgender: A general term for people whose gender identity is different from their assigned sex at birth. For example, you may be assign male at birth, but identify as female. Cisgender: A person whose gender identity corresponds to their assigned biological sex. For example, you are born male and identify as male. Gender Identity: A person’s innate ability to identify psychologically deep down as male, female, non-binary, or any other gender. Term to indicate which people you are attract to or with whom you want to have romantic relationships.
You may be to people of the opposite sex or gender, the same sex or gender, both sexes, or more than one gender identity, or you may be asexual (do not feel sexual attraction). Gender expression: Gender expression is the external manifestation of a person’s gender identity, and may or may not correspond to the socially defined behaviors and characteristics that are usually associated with masculinity or femininity. • Gender Diverse: General term for people who do not identify with the traditional categories of “feminine” and “masculine”.
These People May Consider
Themselves both male and female, neither male nor female, or they may consider themselves outside of these categories entirely. Transition The process that some transgender people go through to start living as individuals of the gender. With which they identify, instead of the sex they were assign at birth. It can include hormone therapy, sex reassignment surgery, and other medical procedures. The exact steps of the transition process vary from person to person. Term that recognizes a spectrum of gender identities that are not exclusively male or female and that.
May exist outside of the binary (culturally accepted) gender identity. Gender Non-Confirming (GNC): A term that designates or is associat with a person. Whose behavior or appearance does not correspond to prevailing expectations of what is culturally. And socially appropriate for their gender. 2. Respect the pronouns When you refer to a person, respect their pronouns . As a recommended rule of thumb, report your pronouns when you meet. Someone and ask the other person to do the same instead of assuming. A workplace where everyone feels like they can express their authentic identity.