Format: Article

Description: A Huffington Post article, fist published in Rethinking Schools Magazine in the fall of 2009, on how the school environment, and teachers specifically, can alienate trans, non-binary, questioning and other gender-variant individuals, as well as the power of vocabulary in discovering your identity. The first entry is a personal ‘our voices’ point of view, while the second is from the POV of a mom and teacher.


Citation:   Sokolower-Shain, E. &  Sokolower, J. (2012, March 22). When the gender boxes don’t fit. The Huffington Post. Retrieved from