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DIVERSITY AWARENESS & SELF-REFLECTIONLARQUITA TAYLOR-SCOTTWALDEN UNIVERSITY
CULTURAL EVENTTrans/Non-Binary Community ForumNew Life Metropolitan Community ChurchHomosexual PastorTrump Memo LeakThe transgender community will be nonexistent Where do the transgender community stand?Just want to be recognized as being human beingsTransgenders are fearful of their lives
Influence of Diversity & DifferenceGave me a different perception on people outside of my cultureBecame more open-minded to the communityNever had much knowledge of LGBTQ communityWant to learn more and get more involved
3 Key ConceptsPolitical PrivilegeAccording to NY Times Gender is defined at birth (Green, Benner, Pear, 2018)Transgender OppressionTransphobia (Serano, 2013 p. 444) HeterosexismNot everyone identifies directly as transgender Queer Oppression
Engaging w/ Diversity & DifferenceEmpathizePut yourself in client’s shoesAdvocacy Be the voiceCulturally competent Have knowledge of different cultures