Elizabeth Geraghty on Gender Inclusion + the Catholic Church: It’s Complicated
K.M. Valentine on Gender Inclusion: What I Want
Growing up in a Catholic family and going to Catholic school for primary education and high school shaped my foundation on the values of openness, community, and hospitality. “Safety” is a word I would use to describe it.
The first instance of gender inclusion – or rather, exclusion – that I experienced was when our parish priest came into our classroom in second grade.
Cordelia Winter on Gender Inclusion: My Two Bits
I tried to think of moments where I experienced gender inclusion.
I really haven’t.
I’ve had tiny moments of it. Usually they are disrupted. Almost always by a cishet man. Not always, but usually.
Lé Thompson on Gender Inclusion: The Journey Begins with Conversation
To me, gender inclusion comes in two bits: a recognition of everyone’s unique experience, and intersectionality.
Ellen Huggins on Gender Inclusion: He Is My Mom
I have always stood out. I was a fat kid that could not fit into girl clothes because they were not made for my body. Then I became the fat adult that basically said, “Gender is oppressive and life is too short to care about it.”
I easily confuse people when talking about my mom. Mostly because I rarely fully explain who my mom is. My mom’s name is Jerry, and he is a transgender male.