When serving our college community, we always want to be sure to treat everyone with respect, but students, faculty, and staff may have questions about what it means to be trans and how best to address members of the Delgado community who are themselves trans so that they always feel welcomed and valued. This guide will attempt to address common questions about pronouns and other questions cisgender individuals may have when interacting with trans individuals.
What does it mean to be trans? What about nonbinary? Or genderfluid? This video tackles some of the basic vocabulary of the trans spectrum of identity.
"Sex" and "gender" have historically been used interchangeably, but the two terms are beginning to have very different meanings.