34,000 healthcare professionals surveyed indicate they have higher bias against transgender people

By analyzing data from the Harvard Implicit Association Test—a widely accepted measure of a person’s attitudes toward people based on characteristics like race, gender, and sexuality—researchers find that healthcare professionals, and in particular nurses, are more biased against transgender people than are people who are not healthcare professionals. A questionnaire administered before and after the test shows that healthcare professionals […]

20 Gender Identity & LGBTQ+ Terms You Need to Know

Gender identity is not defined by someone’s genitals. Before we get into the specific terms, the most important thing you need to know is gender identity is not the same as sexual orientation. Conflating the two is one of the biggest misconceptions around gender identity. The other myth is that gender assignment is a matter of straightforward anatomy. Both the […]