International Transgender Day of Visibility: A ‘decolonising’ perspective

My love of geography and identifying as a ‘geographer’ has played a massive part in both embracing and celebrating the fact that I myself am a transgender person. After all, a significant element to geography is to explore and understand the wonderful diversity this planet has to offer, both physically and socially.

While the narrative around decolonising education has largely coalesced around racial inequality and movements such as Black Lives Matter, and rightly so, gender diversity intersects exceptionally strongly with it.

And so today, on International Transgender Day of Visibility 2021, I’ll be highlighting both some of the issues facing gender diverse people through a decolonisation lens, but also celebrating the colour and beauty that such people bring to the world.

CONTINUE TO Read the full post over on the Decolonising Geography website.

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