The concept of being genderqueer can be confusing for folks who aren’t really sure how it differs from identifying as trans or non-binary or gender non-conforming. It can also be confusing for people who just want to know how to be best supportive. It can even be a confusing experience for genderqueer people themselves! So watch Jacob Tobia unpack some of that confusion.
Professionalism is a funny term. It masquerades as neutral, despite being loaded with immense oppression. For years, professionalism has been my enemy because it requires that my gender identity is constantly and unrepentantly erased. But I finally realized something: As transgender, genderqueer, and gender non-conforming people, we deserve better.