How Covid-19 Is Affecting The Transgender Community…

An extract from a talk I did for the University of Nottingham for Transgender Day of Visibility (31/3/20), detailing some of the extra complications that exist for the trans community around this pandemic.

Please note, I use certain language in this video that is ingrained but not ideal – It’s interesting how when we’re tired and stressed we use less skilful words! 1. Trans people being on a “journey” is an unhelpful cliche. 2. Most trans people who were assigned female at birth would prefer to refer to their upper body with the word “chest”. 3, Gender incongruence has superceded the term gender dysphoria, according to the World Health Organisation, and is generally preferred in-community, although not by everyone.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.