课程信息
In the last decade transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) individuals have become increasingly visible in our families, culture, and public discourse. This course explores the concept of gender identity for people who are curious about the nature of gender, the process of gender affirmation, or changing social dynamics. Participants will learn the unique challenges faced by the TGNC population as well as develop the skills to build inclusive spaces in all spheres of their life. This course was developed under the Joycelyn Elders Chair in Sexual Health Education at the University of Minnesota.
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完成时间大约为17 小时

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100% 在线课程

立即开始,按照自己的计划学习。
Beginner Level

初级

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完成时间大约为17 小时

建议:3 hours/week
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English

字幕:English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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14 minutes to complete

Welcome!

In the last decade transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) individuals have become increasingly visible in our families and culture. This course explores the concept of gender identity for people who are interested in the nature of gender, the process of gender affirmation, or changing social dynamics. Participants will learn the unique challenges faced by individuals within the TGNC population as well as develop the skills to build inclusive spaces in all spheres of their life. Each module will contain original video content, readings, and other multimedia to enhance the learning experience. Throughout the course, participants will be asked to demonstrate your knowledge via short multiple choice quizzes and/or discussion sections that challenge you to reflect on your learning experiences. This course was developed under the Joycelyn Elders Chair in Sexual Health Education at the University of Minnesota. ...
Reading
1 video (Total 4 min), 1 reading
Reading1 readings
Pre-Assessment10m

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3 hours to complete

Introduction to Gender Identity

Gender identity is a wide spectrum beyond the binary of male and female. Each and every one of us has a gender identity innate to our experience as humans. While gender is all around us, much remains unknown about the development of gender identity. This module introduces the basics of gender and explores how gender affects our daily lives. ...
Reading
11 videos (Total 53 min), 18 readings, 3 quizzes
Video11 videos
Gender Identity - Dr. Katie Spencer4m
Gender Queer - Dr. G. Zachariah White9m
Pronouns - Nova Bradford1m
Importance of Language - Dr. G. Zachariah White1m
Evolution's Rainbow - Dr. Joan Roughgarden11m
"Should research focus on the genetic basis of transgender identities?" - Dr. Brian Rood2m
Introduction to Dysphoria and Mental Health - Nova Bradford2m
Gender Dysphoria - Dr. Katie Spencer6m
History of TGNC People and Mental Illness - Cei Lambert5m
Working with Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Populations - Dr. G. Zachariah White8m
Reading18 readings
Gender and Sexuality5m
The Language of Gender10m
Additional Resources0m
An Introduction to Transgender People3m
Understanding Transgender People5m
Understanding the Transgender Community5m
Understanding Non-Binary People5m
Gender Pronouns2m
Why Pronouns Matter for Trans People3m
Questionable Questions10m
Pronoun Game5m
Additional Resources0m
Nature and sex redefined – we have never been binary10m
Between the (Gender) Lines20m
Additional Resources0m
American Psychological Association5m
Probing the Complexities of Transgender Mental Health10m
Additional Resources0m
Quiz3 practice exercises
Terminology and Language8m
Science of Gender4m
Science of Gender and Mental Health4m

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3 hours to complete

Digital Stories

A collection of first-person narratives exploring the ups and downs of daily life as a transgender or gender nonconforming (TGNC) individual from several points of view. ...
Reading
14 videos (Total 120 min), 3 readings
Video14 videos
This is Ben12m
This is Leonardo3m
This is Paula13m
This is Maya7m
This is Samwise13m
This is CeCe12m
This is Anne6m
Our Story as Parents - Chris and Sarah15m
Parenting, Family and Divorce - Paula Overby9m
This is our family - Ben and Katrina-Marie9m
Losing Friends and Keeping Friends - Chris, Sarah and Maya7m
Dating before Transition - Maya5m
My Spouse - Ben2m
Reading3 readings
Transgender Oral History Project20m
Additional Resources0m
Parenting Non-Binary Kids10m

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2 hours to complete

Understanding the Process of Gender Affirmation

Developing a healthy gender is a lifelong process. For individuals that identify as transgender or gender nonconforming, the process of gender affirmation can take many forms as they age from children to older adults....
Reading
8 videos (Total 35 min), 10 readings, 1 quiz
Video8 videos
Gender Creative or Expansive Children - Dr. Dianne Berg6m
Informed Consent and Adolescents - Dr. Dianne Berg3m
Gender Affirming Medical Care for Youth - Dr. Eric Meininger13m
Gender Dysphoria and Gender Affirmation - Dr. Brian Rood2m
Medical Transition - Cei Lambert4m
Aging and Transgender Populations - Phil Duran1m
Coming out to Family - Ben1m
Reading10 readings
Supporting Gender Independent Children and Their Families15m
The K-12 Binary10m
Additional Resources (Children)0m
Additional Resources (Youth)0m
Here’s What Trans People Who Aren’t Medically Transitioning Want You To Know10m
Truth and Transgender at 7010m
The Challenge of Being Transgender in a Nursing Home10m
Additional Resources0m
The Why, When, and How of Coming Out5m
Coming Out Again, 10 Years Later10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Gender Affirmation: Children and Youth6m

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3 hours to complete

History and Culture

From advocacy to sports, transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) individuals have made significant contributions to our culture. Learn about the history of prominent TGNC individuals and movements while contributing to the discussion of how these figures (and many others) have been portrayed by the media....
Reading
7 videos (Total 24 min), 13 readings, 1 quiz
Video7 videos
Black Excellence Tour - CeCe McDonald4m
Brief History of Medical Care - Dr. Katie Spencer3m
Personal Interest in History of LGBT Community - Anne6m
Theater as Therapy - Dr. G. Zachariah White3m
Media - Ben2m
Trans Visibility - Samwise1m
Reading13 readings
Transgender History in the United States45m
S.T.A.R5m
Jenner: 40 Years After Gold20m
Additional Resources0m
Andrea Jenkins10m
Lee Mokobe5m
Julia Serano5m
Rae Spoon6m
Additional Resources0m
Transparent3m
Janet Mock - "Revealing Caitlyn Jenner"10m
Sense85m
Economics and the transgender community10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
History2m

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7 hours to complete

Society and Public Policy in the United States

Anti-transgender policy discussions from "Bathroom Bills" to open participation in the military have been on the forefront of national conversation for the last decade. This module will delve into the disparities that transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) individuals face in society at large from healthcare to incarceration and discrimination....
Reading
21 videos (Total 74 min), 29 readings, 7 quizzes
Video21 videos
Discrimination and Bathroom Policies - Dr. Joan Roughgarden2m
Employee Benefits and Access to Care - Phil Duran3m
Youth, Schools and Legal Issues - Phil Duran2m
Legal Barriers and Identity Documents - Phil Duran3m
Title IX - Phil Duran1m
Insurance and ACA - Samwise1m
Policy and Patients - Dr. Eric Meininger3m
Intersectionality - CeCe McDonald10m
Machismo - Dr. Leonaro Candelario2m
Puerto Rico and Gender - Dr. Leonardo Candelario2m
Culture Competency and Working with Homeless Transgender Youth - Avenues for Homeless Youth7m
Transphobia, Homophobia and Discrimination - Avenues for Homeless Youth8m
Transphobia - Phil Duran1m
Prison Industrial Complex - CeCe McDonald4m
Introduction to Healthcare Disparities for Transgender Populations - Nova Bradford1m
HIV in Transgender Populations - Dr. Brian Rood3m
Medical Transition and Mental Health - Samwise6m
Out of Pocket Costs - Phil Duran1m
Healthcare Disparities for Youth - Dr. Eric Meininger1m
Military Experience - Anne1m
Reading29 readings
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver15m
2015 U.S Transgender Survey20m
Intersectionality Fact Sheet10m
It's Incredibly Scary to Be a Transgender Woman of Color Right Now10m
Transgender Latina Immigrants in U.S. Societies45m
Being Disabled and Transgender20m
Additional Resources0m
Housing & Homelessness5m
"I Can't Keep Living Like This"10m
The Transgender Crucible30m
Violence Against the Transgender Community in 201710m
Additional Resources0m
'That's my sister': transgender life in jail and on the street8m
CeCe McDonald and A Roadmap for Change10m
Is A Georgia Prison Trying To Cover Up The Rape Of A Transgender Woman?30m
A Grim Reminder: Solitary Confinement is Deadly for Trans Folks10m
Additional Resources0m
Transgender Healthcare Equality6m
Transgender People Still Experience Barriers to Healthcare10m
Southern Comfort10m
Transgender health care horror stories6m
Additional Resources0m
Being Transgender in the Military - Aaron Belkin10m
Transgender, at War and in Love10m
Transgender National Guard Troops - Minnesota10m
Transgender Service Members Can Now Serve Openly, Carter Announces10m
Transgender Military in the United States10m
The VA Just Dealt a Big Blow to Transgender Veterans10m
Additional Resources10m
Quiz7 practice exercises
Pop Quiz!2m
Legal Policy4m
Intersectionality4m
Homelessness4m
Incareceration4m
Transgender Healthcare6m
Military Personnel6m

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4 hours to complete

Creating Inclusive Spaces

Creating inclusive spaces for transgender populations can be done with positive awareness. From becoming an actionable ally to helping workplace and school transition spaces to promoting transgender awareness and acceptance will bring the inclusiveness all populations and not just those who are different from ourselves. ...
Reading
13 videos (Total 46 min), 9 readings, 4 quizzes
Video13 videos
Being an Ally and Advocate - Dr. Katie Spencer2m
Transition in the Workplace - Ben3m
Transition in the Workplace - Paula Overby4m
Gender Inclusive Spaces in Schools - Phil Duran1m
Host Home Experience - Avenues for Homeless Youth5m
Inclusive Spaces for Homeless Transgender Youth - Avenues for Homeless Youth4m
Inclusive Clinics - Samwise3m
Public Inclusive Spaces - Cei Lambert5m
Looking Forward - Paula Overby2m
TGNC Rights - Phil Duran1m
Thinking Outside the Box - Avenues for Homeless Youth6m
Uplifting Others - CeCe McDonald3m
Reading9 readings
Supporting the Transgender People in Your Life: A Guide to Being a Good Ally10m
Additional Resources0m
Transgender Visibility in the Workplace10m
At Work in Two Genders10m
Trans Toolkit for Employers10m
Gender Inclusive Schools Toolkit10m
10 Things: Creating Inclusive Healthcare Environments for LGBT People10m
Additional Resources0m
Post-Assessment5m
Quiz3 practice exercises
Allydom2m
Gender in the Workplace4m
Inclusive Spaces4m
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Top Reviews

By RCSep 4th 2017

This course was amazingly informative. I have learned many new thoughts and ideologies. This new understanding will help me to help my students feel a sense of belonging, inclusion and understanding.

By AAFeb 12th 2018

An amazing course rich with narratives and lots of readings/ videos/ resources. This has been a great learning experience for me. Thank you to everyone who was a part of teaching this course :)

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