Webinar 1

Gender Identity and Expression

Learn about sex, gender identity, and gender expression. Identify key terms and begin to understand gender as a spectrum rather than a binary. 
Course contents

What will we learn?

  • Defining key terms
  • Understanding pronouns
  • Gender expression
  • Common myths about gender
“Gender is not what people look like to other people; it is what we know ourselves to be. No one else should be able to tell you who you are; that’s for you to decide.”

Alok Vaid-Menon, Beyond the Gender Binary


This webinar series is made possible by the James Stewart Rainbow Grant provided by Community One Foundation. A special thank you to our community members who contributed their wisdom and lived experiences: Terrence, Tynan, and Marla. Thank you to the Gender Affirming Clinic team at CMHA for your leadership and contributions. A huge thank you to MD Bloch-Hansen for your contributions to developing content, gathering resources, your expertise on mindfulness interventions, and all of your technical skills!

The content for this webinar series was developed and curated by Nolan Blodgett, MSW, RSW.