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In the last decade transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) individuals have become increasingly visible in our families, culture, and public discourse. This course explores the concept of gender identity for people who are curious about the nature of gender, the process of gender affirmation, or changing social dynamics. Participants will learn the unique challenges faced by the TGNC population as well as develop the skills to build inclusive spaces in all spheres of their life. This course was developed under the Joycelyn Elders Chair in Sexual Health Education at the University of Minnesota....
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Approx. 16 heures pour terminer
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English

Sous-titres : English

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Section
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14 minutes pour terminer

Welcome!

In the last decade transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) individuals have become increasingly visible in our families and culture. This course explores the concept of gender identity for people who are interested in the nature of gender, the process of gender affirmation, or changing social dynamics. Participants will learn the unique challenges faced by individuals within the TGNC population as well as develop the skills to build inclusive spaces in all spheres of their life. Each module will contain original video content, readings, and other multimedia to enhance the learning experience. Throughout the course, participants will be asked to demonstrate your knowledge via short multiple choice quizzes and/or discussion sections that challenge you to reflect on your learning experiences. This course was developed under the Joycelyn Elders Chair in Sexual Health Education at the University of Minnesota. ...
Reading
1 vidéo (Total 4 min), 1 lecture
Reading1 lecture
Pre-Assessment10 min

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3 heures pour terminer

Introduction to Gender Identity

Gender identity is a wide spectrum beyond the binary of male and female. Each and every one of us has a gender identity innate to our experience as humans. While gender is all around us, much remains unknown about the development of gender identity. This module introduces the basics of gender and explores how gender affects our daily lives. ...
Reading
11 vidéos (Total 53 min), 18 lectures, 3 quiz
Video11 vidéos
Gender Identity - Dr. Katie Spencer4 min
Gender Queer - Dr. G. Zachariah White9 min
Pronouns - Nova Bradford1 min
Importance of Language - Dr. G. Zachariah White1 min
Evolution's Rainbow - Dr. Joan Roughgarden11 min
"Should research focus on the genetic basis of transgender identities?" - Dr. Brian Rood2 min
Introduction to Dysphoria and Mental Health - Nova Bradford2 min
Gender Dysphoria - Dr. Katie Spencer6 min
History of TGNC People and Mental Illness - Cei Lambert5 min
Working with Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Populations - Dr. G. Zachariah White8 min
Reading18 lectures
Gender and Sexuality5 min
The Language of Gender10 min
Additional Resources min
An Introduction to Transgender People3 min
Understanding Transgender People5 min
Understanding the Transgender Community5 min
Understanding Non-Binary People5 min
Gender Pronouns2 min
Why Pronouns Matter for Trans People3 min
Questionable Questions10 min
Pronoun Game5 min
Additional Resources min
Nature and sex redefined – we have never been binary10 min
Between the (Gender) Lines20 min
Additional Resources min
American Psychological Association5 min
Probing the Complexities of Transgender Mental Health10 min
Additional Resources min
Quiz3 exercices pour s'entraîner
Terminology and Language8 min
Science of Gender4 min
Science of Gender and Mental Health4 min

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3 heures pour terminer

Digital Stories

A collection of first-person narratives exploring the ups and downs of daily life as a transgender or gender nonconforming (TGNC) individual from several points of view. ...
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14 vidéos (Total 120 min), 3 lectures
Video14 vidéos
This is Ben12 min
This is Leonardo3 min
This is Paula13 min
This is Maya7 min
This is Samwise13 min
This is CeCe12 min
This is Anne6 min
Our Story as Parents - Chris and Sarah15 min
Parenting, Family and Divorce - Paula Overby9 min
This is our family - Ben and Katrina-Marie9 min
Losing Friends and Keeping Friends - Chris, Sarah and Maya7 min
Dating before Transition - Maya5 min
My Spouse - Ben2 min
Reading3 lectures
Transgender Oral History Project20 min
Additional Resources min
Parenting Non-Binary Kids10 min

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2 heures pour terminer

Understanding the Process of Gender Affirmation

Developing a healthy gender is a lifelong process. For individuals that identify as transgender or gender nonconforming, the process of gender affirmation can take many forms as they age from children to older adults....
Reading
8 vidéos (Total 35 min), 10 lectures, 1 quiz
Video8 vidéos
Gender Creative or Expansive Children - Dr. Dianne Berg6 min
Informed Consent and Adolescents - Dr. Dianne Berg3 min
Gender Affirming Medical Care for Youth - Dr. Eric Meininger13 min
Gender Dysphoria and Gender Affirmation - Dr. Brian Rood2 min
Medical Transition - Cei Lambert4 min
Aging and Transgender Populations - Phil Duran1 min
Coming out to Family - Ben1 min
Reading10 lectures
Supporting Gender Independent Children and Their Families15 min
The K-12 Binary10 min
Additional Resources (Children) min
Additional Resources (Youth) min
Here’s What Trans People Who Aren’t Medically Transitioning Want You To Know10 min
Truth and Transgender at 7010 min
The Challenge of Being Transgender in a Nursing Home10 min
Additional Resources min
The Why, When, and How of Coming Out5 min
Coming Out Again, 10 Years Later10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Gender Affirmation: Children and Youth6 min
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par RCSep 4th 2017

This course was amazingly informative. I have learned many new thoughts and ideologies. This new understanding will help me to help my students feel a sense of belonging, inclusion and understanding.

par AAFeb 12th 2018

An amazing course rich with narratives and lots of readings/ videos/ resources. This has been a great learning experience for me. Thank you to everyone who was a part of teaching this course :)

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Rebecca Graetz, EdD

Instructor
University of Minnesota - Program in Human Sexuality

À propos de University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation’s most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations....

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