Transgender Essays

  • Essay On Transgender Bathroom

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    Transgender people should be allowed to use the bathroom of the gender they identify with due to the facts that it is safer for everyone, transgender-inclusive policies are not a safety risk, harassing and assaulting are not problems. In a letter by, the ninth grader, Skye Thomson says he gets dirty looks entering the women’s bathroom at his school due to the fact that he’s a transgender boy-born a female and identifies as a male-which makes him feel very uncomfortable and unsafe. Schools are a place

  • Transgender Discrimination In America

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    Only some Americans might be aware that a present transgender employee is protected against any employment discrimination because of his or her status as a transgender. What is gender? Gender is the state of being male or female (typically used with reference to social and cultural differences rather than biological ones). Transgender is an umbrella term for a person whose gender identity, gender expression or behavior does not match to what typically is associated with the sex to what they were

  • Transgender Informative Speech

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    think that a transgender restroom should be a common concept, and that it should be OK if a grown gentleman follows a little girl to the restroom. Transgenders only make up .3% of America 's population. I know this due to the fact that I have done extensive research on the topic of transgender restroom and, I believe that once you hear what I have to say I will have altered your mind for the better. I want you to feel concerned for the safety of the public, and informed on why transgender

  • Transgender Character Representation

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    year that great strides are being made for transgender awareness in the media. Transgender actors such as Laverne Cox from the Emmy-award winning Netflix comedy/drama Orange is the New Black and transgender characters such as Rayon from the Oscar-award-winning drama Dallas Buyers Club are exposing the face of the trans community. Representation matters. Maybe if film-makers and tv producers were to cast more transgender actors and write more transgender characters, every non-cis person wouldn’t be

  • Argumentative Essay On Transgender

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    and they are typically not written by people who are against the transgender movement. They are written by people who realize transition isn’t what they needed after all. They are written by people who urge caution. This is the necessity of a certification from a duly licensed practitioner A true transgender person who truly has Gender Dysphoria will stand by his or her decision to become the preferred gender. A true transgender is determined to self-identify. Christine Jorgensen was asked on

  • Transgender Issues In Schools

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    which is MRGS is every open to transgender students and lets transgender students go to the same sex gender as they identify with in P.E. Also there are about 5 transgender students in the school, that he knows which makes his attitudes to the school really respected and feels a lot more comfortable being in the school over, being with his family.  His attitude towards his parents is not really open, because he is keeping a huge secret from them that he is transgender. He has been keeping this away

  • Transgender Health Risks

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    Outcomes in Transgender Women There are an estimated 1 million people in the United States who identify as transgender, although demographic data is limited because many data collection tools do not include options for those who are transgendered to identify as such (Stroumsa, 2014). According the the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) 2011 report on the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons (LGBTQ) in the United States, estimates on the size of the female transgender population ranges

  • Being Transgender Argumentative Essay

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    Being Transgender Do you know what it’s like to be persecuted for just trying to be who you are? People who are transgender, those “who are born with typical male or female anatomies but feel as though they’ve been born into the “wrong body”” and want to present as a different gender than the one assigned at birth (ISNA, NP), do. This persecution is known as transphobia. Transphobia is the prejudice, discrimination, and gender-related violence due to negative attitudes toward transgender identity

  • Should Transgenders Be Allowed In Schools

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    and even today transgenders are not getting the love and support they deserve in many places including some schools. Being transgender is not something inferior or wrong, it simply means that a person identifies as a different sex than they were born with. Transgenders should be able to use the gender of restrooms, locker rooms, and showers that they identify by because Title X1 already states there is no segregation at school, it will help communities be more welcoming to transgenders, and this will

  • Transgender Sports Persuasive Essay

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    Transgender: someone whose gender identity or gender expression does not correspond with their sex assigned at birth. A human's right, identity, and opportunity. The real question is; should transgender female athletes be allowed to compete? To answer this question we must look at the effect that transgender women hold on biological women. While the physical advantage of biological men over women makes an unfair playing field, transgender female athletes should be allowed to compete in women's sports

  • Shame And Dehumanization Of Transgender Bathrooms

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    Transgender individuals, especially trans people of color, face enormous anxiety and discrimination when they attempt to use the bathroom. Naomi Bhajamundi, a trans woman of color, explained that she is threatened with physical violence when she uses the bathroom that does not align with her gender identity. She also faces verbal attacks when she uses the bathroom that aligns with her gender identity. Trans women expressed that they have been arrested, violated, and harassed by the police, who have

  • Should Transgender Children Be Respected

    551 Words  | 3 Pages

    think of a transgender child, you may think of a little girl or boy playing dress up in superman or princess clothes. Being, a transgender child is deeper than playing dress up or liking certain things that triggers their interest. Children, all around the world have changed their gender, because they believe they were born to be something different from who they are. People say it just a phase and soon it’ll pass, I don’t think this is true for all cases. Some people have been transgender since they

  • Being Transgender Argumentative Speech

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    Transgender is a term that is used to categorize a group of people who identify as the opposite gender than they were born as. These people are just normal people who believe that they were born into the wrong sex. Linda Thompson wrote, “Being transgender, like being gay, tall, short, white, black, male, or female, is another part of the human condition that make each individual unique, and something over which we have no control. We are who we are in the deepest recesses of our minds, hearts and

  • Transgenders: Why Should They Matter?

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    What are transgenders? Why should they matter? Transgenders are people like you and I, the only difference is one of us isn't happy with the gender they were given in birth. Transgenders are people who want to change their gender, that's all, they aren't happy or don't feel right in the body they were given. Transgenders matter because they are people, they live their lives like the rest of us. Today, transgenders have more rights than they did in 1980s. In 80s there weren't many transgenders, the technology

  • Being Transgender Argumentative Essay

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    identify themselves as transgender. Being transgender is a life changing process that provides more questions than answers. Most often society, as a whole, frowns upon those who do identify as transgender. Is it right that society deems transgender people as being perverted individuals? Should society work together to accept these individuals or continue discriminating against these individuals? If you went up to a transgender person and asked them what it was like to be transgender the answer you will

  • Persuasive Essay On Transgender Issues

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    person comes out with a body that describes them as a male or female. Transgender people are conflicted about their gender; although their bodies say otherwise, emotionally, “transgender feel different from their physical appearance (2).” In this case, transgender is looked down upon since it's not normal in society to be transgender. Regarding the governor Dan Patrick approving a “bathroom policy to accommodate transgender students (1),” the policy's title sounds quite nice, but how it was

  • Discrimination Against Transgender Students

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    fight is over? This could not be farther from the truth, as many groups within the LGBTQIA community are still being heavily discriminated against, transgender people being one of the more recognizable cases. Many public places still do not allow transgender people the right to use their preferred restrooms and high schools are no exception. Transgender students are bullied and harassed everyday simply because of what bathroom they choose to use. The anti-trans policies in certain schools not only

  • Being Transgender Research Paper

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    From the above research analysis, from the side of the transgender themselves, the first question we asked them was if they thought if they can be permanently cured of their transgender qualities. Only half of them were of the mind-set that they could not be permanently cured. It indicates that they think that what they are is curable, at least to a certain extent. Almost a majority of the transgender interviewed believe that their transgender behavior is solely due to the behavior conditioning in

  • Hunter Schafer's Transgender Stereotypes

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    Transgender stereotyping has come a long way. It used to not be understood, let alone accepted. It has taken many years, and the world has started to comprehend the changes transgender individuals want to make. We often take changes like these and pay no mind to them, because it is only human nature to judge others unlike you. It is unknown to us, therefore we are apprehensive about it. Some people even speak out against it, because they fear change. But others have chosen to speak up for their decisions

  • Biological Explanations Of Being Transgender

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    Do people believe that a mental disorder is a cause of whether or not someone is transgender or is there a biological explanation? Do people believe that the influence of social interaction with that sex/gender plays a role in being transgender? This issue has been a popular one in the last few years. But has always been an issue that has been kept quiet because of its controversial effect. It has been heard of over the course of history of homosexuality even thou most people have avoided the topic