Valuable recommendations about how to make a community inclusive of people of all genders, including those who identify as neither male or female. A glossary of terms used in contemporary discussions of gender.
Having their choice of pronouns respected is very important to a trans or nonbinary person. They perpetually face the false but ubiquitous assumption that the male/female binary includes all gender identities.
The #MeToo movement focuses primarily on white cisgender women, ignoring victims who are of color, trans, non-binary and cisgender men. The systemic problem of men’s sense of entitlement must be addressed by values-based, comprehensive sex education.
Our responsibility is to assert as legitimate the religious identity of those converting to Judaism and those who transition to a different gender identity. We can learn from our support of each of these groups about how to support the other.