A Primer on Gender, Gender Identity, and Orientation
Karen Vail-Smith of East Carolina University and Ashten Shope of East Carolina University explore evolving definitions, key concepts, and inclusive gender terminology to encourage a classroom environment that is respective and inclusive.
Karen Vail-Smith, East Carolina University
Ashten Shope, East Carolina University
Teaching about the complexities of gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation is challenging. This presentation will explore evolving definitions, key concepts, and inclusive gender terminology. Best practices for building a classroom environment that is respective and inclusive will be shared. The session will be led by a college human sexuality professor and her transgender undergraduate teaching assistant.