Wrapping up our last theme, Coming Out at Work / School, with a summary of all eleven guest posts. And introducing our next theme: Inspiration!
Is it possible for your co-workers to respect your gender without officially coming out? Lex credits the Facebook and a younger employee base to their successful non-announcement.
I often compare it to a teacher getting a student’s name wrong. Of course they would correct themselves immediately, it would seem ridiculous to simply pretend that it hadn’t happened. And yet, that’s exactly what happens with pronouns.
After 8 years of working as a Math and Physics tutor in a community college, DJ decided to come out as non-binary. Their colleague’s non-reaction was the most surprising part.
While AJ has not yet come out at work, the small wins are what matters most.
Kieran is an Equestrian major in college (yes, there is such a thing!) and has spent their whole life around horses. But growing up – and coming out – in […]
Fred gradually comes out at work with an affirming stance across the board. Nevertheless, Fred still worries about coming out again at their next job.
Kameron had a plan for coming out at work. However, he hasn’t followed through on it. Is it reluctance, resistance, fear?
When M comes out at work accidentally, he’s forced to grapple with choosing a pronoun, troublesome co-workers, and the deeper question of gender identity.
Inspired by seeing visibly genderqueer people at a conference, Jayden finally took the plunge and came out to everyone: co-workers, family, friends, and even extended family.