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10 Things to Never Say to Someone Non-Binary from Curve

 

10 Essential Non-Fiction Books to Learn about LGBTQ History and Culture by Colin Crummy

From historical accounts to personal testimony, these non-fiction books are a great starting point for experiencing the reality of LGBTQ+ people’s lives.

LGBTQ Working People of Color Need Paid Leave Report from the Human Rights Campaign

HRC Foundation, the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) and the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance released a groundbreaking, new report underscoring the urgent need to inclusive employer-paid family and medical leave for LGBTQ+ working people of color.

Here Are 4 Ways Companies Can Make Workplaces More LGBTQ Inclusive from Forbes

According to Guardian’s Workforce 2020 report, nearly 12 million Ameircans identify as LGBTQ+. Yet, while 6 in 10 employers say diversity and inclusion is a priority for their company, only 1 in 3 employers have initiatives, policies or a D & I team in place.

Assessments & Other Resources

4 Ways to Make Your Workplace Equitable For Trans People

This advice is primarily for cisgendered audiences. “Cisgender” and “cis” describe men and women whose gender matches the sext they were assigned at birth.

Go Beyond Being and Ally. Be an Accomplice.

A presentation by Cynthia Sharpe, Thinkwell Group, at Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) 2019 conference.

Best Practices for Non-Binary Inclusion in the Workplace

The following guide details a variety of specific best practices for creating welcoming workplace environments for non-binary employees.

Cultivate a Trans-Inclusive Workplace

A conversation with researcher Katina Sawyer on how to create trans-inclusive organizations, even when many people are working remotely.

Best Practices for Non-Binary Inclusion in the Workplace

A comprehensive guide from Out & Equal for people to utilize to advocate and share best practices to create a welcoming environment for non-binary employees in their workplace.

Transgender Inclusion Toolkit

Created by the Task Force for Transgender Inclusion, the Toolkit is intended to prepare institutions, coworkers, and transgender museum professionals for gender transitions and to better implement transgender inclusion in policies and practices.

 

Videos

LGBTIQ explained (explainity® explainer video)
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LGBTIQ explained (explainity® explainer video)

Boys, girls and … there is so much more. The acronym LGBTIQ is a help to describe sex, gender and gender identity. Check out our video clip to get to know this term. Download the transcript of this video: www.explainity.com/education-project/transskripte/ sources: https://www.antidiskriminierungsstelle.de/DE/ThemenUndForschung/Geschlecht/Themenjahr_2015/Trans/trans_node.html https://www.antidiskriminierungsstelle.de/DE/ThemenUndForschung/Geschlecht/Themenjahr_2015/Inter/Inter_node.html;jsessionid=5A7AE9B16CF8879EA6AD6FE29E40A85C.1_cid332 https://www.br.de/puls/themen/leben/transgender-begriffe-und-formulierungen-100.html https://www.planet-wissen.de/gesellschaft/sexualitaet/intersexualitaet/index.html https://www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/teens/sexual-orientation/what-does-queer-mean ------- This explainer video was produced by explainity GmbH Homepage: www.explainity.com E-Mail: info@explainity.com This explanatory film was produced and published for private, non-commercial use and may be used free of charge in this context for private purposes without consultation or written authorization. Please note, however, that neither the content nor the graphics of this explanatory film may be altered in any way. Please always give explainity as the source when using the film, and if you publish it on the internet, provide a reference to www.explainity.com. For commercial use or use for training purposes, such as projection of the film at training events (e.g. projection of the film as a teaching aid in school or in adult education), a licence is required. Further information on this subject will be found here: https://www.explainity.com/education-project
 

Podcasts

QueerWOC

QueerWoc is a space for queer women and folks of color rooted in reimagining healing, organizing, and community.

Gender Reveal

Gender Reveal is a podcast for nonbinary folks, for people who don’t know what “nonbinary” means, and everyone in between.

Making Gay History

Bringing the voices of LGBTQ history to life through intimate conversations with champions, heroes, and witnesses to history.

Nancy

Stories and conversations about the queer experience today. 

Queering Desi

Queering Desi is a podcast that celebrates the unique experiences of South Asian LGBTQ+ people.

Afro Queer

A podcast about queer Africans living, loving, surviving and thriving on the African continent and in the diaspora.

Queer America

Queer America takes listeners on a journey that spans from Harlem to the Frontier West, revealing stories of LGBTQ life we should have learned in school.

 

Documentaries & Movies

Moonlight by Barry Jenkins

In this acclaimed coming-of-age drama, a young man who grows up poor, Black, and gay in a rough Miami neighborhood tries to find his place in the world. (1h 51m)

Disclosure by Sam Feder

An in-depth look at Hollywood’s depiction of transgender people and the impact of those stories on transgender lives and American culture. (1h 48m)

Raising Zoey by Dante Alencastre

13 year-old Zoey wants nothing more than to simply go to school, learn, have fun with friends and be a kid. (54m)

A Fantastic Woman by Sebastian Lelio

Marina, a transgender woman who works as a waitress and moonlights as a nightclub singer, is bowled over by the death of her older boyfriend.

(1h 44m)

Almost Sunrise by Michael Collins

The epic journey of two friends, ex-soldiers, who battle the moral injuries of war, and the temptation to escape through sucide, as they walk across America. (1h 38m)

 

Books

Feminist, Queer, and Crip by Alison Kafer

In Feminist, Queer, Crip Alison Kafer imagines a different future for disability bodies. Kafer rejects the idea of disability as a predetermined limit.

All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Memoir Manifesto by George M. Johnson

In a series of personal essays, a prominent journalist and LGBTQIA+ activist George M. Johnson explores his childhood, adolescence, and college years in New Jersey and Virginia.

Fairest by Meredith Talusan

Fairest is a memoir about a precocious boy with albinism, a “sun child” from a rural Philippine village, who would grow up to become a woman in America.

Postcolonial Love Poem by Natalie Diaz

Postcolonial Love Poem is an anthem of desire against erasure.

Forcing the Spring by Jo Becker

Forcing the Spring is the definitive account of five remarkable years in American civil rights history, when the United States experienced a tectonic shift on the issues of marriage equality. 

Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde

In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes on sexism, racism, homophobia, and class, propounds social differences as a vehicle for action and change.

Stonewall by Martin Duberman

In Stonewall, renowned historian and activist Martin Duberman tells the full story of this pivotal moment in history.

Becoming a Man: The Story of a Transition by P. Carl

Becoming a Man is the striking memoir of P. Carl’s journey to become the man he always knew himself to be.

Untamed by Glennon Doyle

The beloved activist, speaker, and bestselling author explores the joy and peace we discover when we stop striving to meet the expectations of the world, and start trusting the voice deep within us.

We Are Everywhere by Matthew Riemer and Leighton Brown

Through the lenses of protest, power, and pride, We Are Everywhere is an essential and empowering introduction to the history of the fight for queer liberation.

 

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