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Docs Tag: gender expression

Gender Identity via the Gender Unicorn

The Gender Unicorn graphic is SO helpful for visually laying out the differences between terms that are key to understanding gender and sexuality. I like it so much that I made a whiteboard style video about it specifically focusing on gender identity…

Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSkUZSouGvc

The Gender Unicorn

The Gender Unicorn is a graphic by the Trans Student Educational Resources organization (attached below). It visually represents the differences between gender, sex assigned at birth, and sexuality. Below I’ve provided definitions:

Gender identity: One’s internal sense of being male, female, neither of these, both, or another gender(s).

Gender expression: The physical manifestation of one’s gender identity through clothing, hairstyle, voice, body shape, etc.

Sex assigned at birth: The assignment and classification of people as male, female, intersex, or another sex based on a combination of anatomy, hormones, chromosomes.

Physically attracted to: Sexual orientation.

Emotionally attracted to: Romantic/emotional orientation.

The site offers an interactive unicorn for users to explore their own identity! Check it out: https://transstudent.org/gender/

Miscellaneous videos

Check out this live hand drawn video to learn some key terms for understanding gender identity:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSkUZSouGvc