Jackson Bird

How to talk (and listen) to transgender people

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Gender should be the least remarkable thing about someone, but transgender people are still too often misunderstood. To help those who are scared to ask questions or nervous about saying the wrong thing, Jackson Bird shares a few ways to think about trans issues. And in this funny, frank talk, he clears up a few misconceptions about pronouns, transitioning, bathrooms and more.

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Jackson Bird · Digital storyteller, activist

TED Resident Jackson Bird is using digital storytelling to demystify the transgender experience.

TED Resident Jackson Bird is using digital storytelling to demystify the transgender experience.