If you want to get mistier, the linked HuffPost article about Fiona Chen links to video of her speaking at a Vancouver school board meeting (she starts at 2:10:29). What a rockstar mom.
posted by lalex at 1:30 PM on June 14
establishing and maintaining a safe, inclusive, equitable, and welcoming learning and working environment for all members of the school community, including all students and employees who identify as (or are perceived as) lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, Two Spirit, intersex, queer and those who are questioning their sexual orientation and/or gender identity (LGBTQ+).
That's a great Georgia Straight article, likorish. Thanks for posting it.
posted by hurdy gurdy girl at 6:27 PM on June 15
Pronouns: The words one uses to refer to themselves (e.g. he, she, his, hers, they, xe, xem, xyr, etc.)
Trans* students will be addressed by the names and pronouns that corresponds to their gender identity they prefer to use.
This edition of Radio Curious is the first of two conversations with Eli Erlick, a woman, who was born a male, and her mother Dr. Carla Longchamp.
Eli Erlick is the Founder and Executive Director of Trans Student Equality Resource, based in San Francisco, California and a student at Pitzer College in Claremont, California. Dr. Carla Longchamp is a family physician in a rural northern California community.
Together they share their family’s experience when Eli realized that she was female, and her parent’s subsequent acceptance of who she is.
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