have suffered tremendously because of the assigned gender given to them As the

Have suffered tremendously because of the assigned

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have suffered tremendously because of the assigned gender given to them. As the author said in the article, "gender is personal and should be left up to the individual and not assigned". My hope that in the near future that we too adopt the policy of "U" gender. Student three The article “This B.C. Baby’s ID Says ‘U’ Under Gender. Here’s Why That’s Good, Experts Say”, by Linda Givetash, deals with the fact that stereotyping gender is restrictive and damaging because it puts people (especially transgender) at a disadvantage in receiving any service and in certain social situations. Citation: "People also shouldn’t be “labelled and pigeonholed” to a particular stereotypical set of gender expectations, Devor said. [...] Stereotyping is especially damaging to people who are transgender and whose identity cards don’t match the gender in which they present. “They’re subject to any number of unpleasant circumstance, which could range simply from being looked at funny to being denied service that they require to being abused verbally or
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even physically,” he said. It’s because of those restrictive stereotypes that Doty didn’t want to prescribe a gender to Searyl." My response: I agree with the author claiming stereotyping is damaging to many people, especially the transgender. However, I need to add there are young children who grow up with prejudiced mothers or fathers influencing them in a stereotypical way. They expect their son to be masculine and their daughters to be feminine. These parents need to be required to take certain classes to be allowed to be parents. My point of view on the topic of stereotyping is the lawmakers who worked on the propositions that forced us to identify as female or male on government ID documents are not in the right position to have done so. Today, there are still
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