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Outshine NW offers extensive, tailored resources to help improve cultural responsiveness and inclusivity of transgender persons in the field of medical research, for healthcare and social services providers, and within businesses.
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Gender is complicated and no one has it completely figured out. This is part of the reason that transgender vocabulary has exploded with a variety of words to express a countless number of genders and facets of gender experience. Gender is extremely personal, and trying to express our understanding of gender is personal and complicated. … Continue reading Transgender Language Primer