Small changes in our behaviour can make a difference. Have a look at these useful resources to broaden your understanding and update your awareness. As with any dynamic language, these terms change frequently:
and also see Language basics
Pronouns—Using someone’s correct gender pronouns is one of the most basic ways to show your respect for their identity. It is a simple thing we can ALL do.
Links to resources:
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DnLAYc9FkI Human Rights are important. Although this is an American video, it is well done and has a powerful human rights message for trans youth. Please let us know if you have a current Canadian video or link.
- This National Film Board short documentary by Lorne Olson is an excellent and moving introduction to Two-Spirit history and cultural importance:
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