At the end of this video learners will:
- Understand that gender is experienced in a spectrum of ways and not simply as one of two check boxes
- Become familiar with the historical context and implications of colonization on the idea of a strict gender binary in the US
- Name other cultures from around the world that acknowledge more than 2 genders
- How have you reinforced the idea of a gender binary in your own life and in the lives of people around you? (Ex. attending a gender reveal party, encouraging someone to “man up” or “be more ladylike”, etc)
Presented by: Aspen Ruhlin (they/them/theirs)
Community Advocate, Mabel Wadsworth Clinic
In this video Aspen discusses gender beyond the binary of man/woman. They explain that gender is experienced in a spectrum of ways and not simply as one of two check boxes.