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Monthly Archives: October 2016
What is a Safe Space?
This week for Terminology Tuesday I want to discuss safe spaces, because I feel like there’s a growing animosity toward them, especially in school settings. A safe space is a space in which individuals will be welcome regardless of who … Continue reading
What is National Coming Out Day
This year, National Coming Out Day happened to line up with Terminology Tuesday. It is also Beneath The Identity’s one year anniversary. I’m going to use this opportunity to talk about what National Coming Out Day is. National Coming Out … Continue reading
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National Coming Out Day
Happy National Coming Out Day to everyone who has already come out, you brave, wonderful souls, I am proud of you. Happy National Coming Out Day to all those who have yet to come out, either because you aren’t ready … Continue reading
What are Preferred Pronouns?
This week for Terminology Tuesday I want to talk about preferred pronouns. This builds on the beginning of my series on pronouns, when I talked about pronouns and why they are important. Preferred pronouns are tremendously overlooked, in part because of … Continue reading
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Pronouns and Transphobia
Recently, the University of Michigan has made an important change regarding pronouns which will help LGBTQ+ students feel they are seen, heard, and included on campus. For anyone looking to see how this change was handled, see the email sent … Continue reading
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