Seeing Gender as a Spectrum: Some helpful definitions to start a conversation

qsy washroom sign photoYou may have seen this sign at our studio. Perhaps it makes sense to you, or maybe you’d like to know more background about what it means.

At QSY, we view gender as a spectrum, and while many people feel completely comfortable going into a “women’s changeroom” or a “men’s changeroom”, there are others who feel they don’t fit into these ends of gender spectrum.

To really (over) simplify things, we could say:

  • Sex is in your genitals and chromosomes
  • Gender is in your head/our culture
  • Orientation/Attraction is in your heart

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