In honor of Transgender Remembrance Month, The LOFT has partnered with the Stonewall National Museum & Archives to showcase "Transcending Gender: Bodies & Lives". This exhibit addresses the intersection of gender and transgender people as part of the larger LGBT acronym. Exploring the interconnectedness and separateness of gender and sexual orientation, this exhibit presents language and etiquette addressing transgender people and subjects, as well as a timeline of the cultural and human rights struggles of transgender people in the United States.
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The exhibit features profiles of transgender individuals of achievement as well as a timeline of the cultural and human rights struggles of transgender people in the United States. Transcending Gender: Bodies and Lives also highlights ongoing issues in the movement for gender and sex equality and roles in which transgender people have played in the gay and lesbian liberation movement. The exhibit also includes a take home resource guide comprised of a glossary of terms surrounding issues of gender identity and information on “etiquette and ally building” compiled to explain best practices in welcoming and supportive language and behavior towards transgender people.