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To misgender refers to (someone, especially a person that is transgender) using a word, especially a pronoun or form of address, that does not correctly reflect the gender with which they identify.

According to GLSEN, if you accidentally use the wrong pronoun and misgender a person when identifying someone please correct yourself in front of that person. Begin using the right pronoun. Everyone makes mistakes. Making visible your work to respect and use someone’s pronoun after a mistake is an important. It is not the responsibility of the transgender or gender nonconforming (non-binary) person to address your feelings after misgendering. Use gender-neutral language such as they, them, you all, folks, etc.

For more interactive activities to avoid misgendering, click here.

Check out my resource hub, especially the link about the genderbread person!

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