top of page

What is transphobia?

Transphobia is the hatred and the discomfort towards transgender people. Transphobia can take on various forms but the consequences are pervasive. Discrimination against trans and gender non conforming people can manifest as economic inequities, discrimination in a doctor's office, difficulty finding employment due to gender identity, sexual harassment, restrictions in sports, and bullying to name a few.


Related Posts

See All

Heteronormativity is the assumption that everyone in society is heterosexual. It is the ingrained belief that heterosexuality is normal or 'being straight' is considered the norm. However this is not

Date rape also called acquaintance rape is when an individual is sexually assaulted or raped by someone they know (a friend, acquaintance, peer, relative). This is done by the use of violence, verbal

Cyberstalking is a kind of cyber crime which involves the use of the internet or technology to stalk and harass someone. Cyber stalking can include cyber bullying in the form of text, emails, social m

bottom of page