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Monday, April 21, 2014

"Beyond The Gender Binary: Yee Won Chong at TEDxRainier"

...from "Beyond The Gender Binary" by Yee Won Chong at TEDx...

Being A Great Ally  [To A Transgender]  By Yee Won Chong
Tip # 1
Assume that everyone knows what bathroom that they're in.
Tip # 2
Do NOT assume every one goes by [the pronoun] He or She.
Tip # 3
Ask yourself, "Would I want someone to ask me that? [...empathy, here]"
Tip # 4
Do NOT tolerate anti-transgender remarks or humor [...do unto others...].
Tip # 5
Be open to thinking in entirely new ways.  Start thinking outside the gender binary [Open your heart to let more light in].
Statistics
"A transgendered person is murdered every 3 days worldwide."


What Vulnerability!  What a most courageous human being!  View the presentation and you will be in awe, but connected in a real, essential human way.
With agape,
Mondo

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