• November 10, 2016
  • 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Namaste Hall
Add to Calendar 11/10/2016 6:00 pm 11/10/2016 8:00 pm America/Los_Angeles What is Cis-Normativity? Forum Conversation Exploring what Cis-Normativity is, and how to recognize and disrupt it. Cis-normativity is the assumption that all, or almost all, individuals are cisgender. Namaste Hall Office of Diversity and Inclusion false MM/DD/YYYY

In this forum we will explore what Cis-Normativity is, and how to recognize and disrupt it, in order to create a more welcoming community here at CIIS. 

Cis-normativity is the assumption that all, or almost all, individuals are cisgender. Although transgender-identified people comprise a fairly small percentage of the human population, many trans* people and allies consider it to be offensive to presume that everyone is cisgender unless otherwise specified.

Read the definition of Cis-Normativity in Queer Dictionary

This forum will be facilitated by CIIS PhD Candidate, Sé Sullivan.

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