Transgender Basics – Gender Identity Project (GIP)

Transgender Basics is a 20 minute educational film on the concepts of gender and transgender people. Two providers from The Center’s Gender Identity Project (GIP) discuss basic concepts of gender, sexual orientation, identity and gender roles. Three transgender community members share their personal experiences of being trans and genderqueer. The film targets service providers and others working with the LGBT community, but it also provides a fascinating glimpse into gender and identity for the general public. “Our culture likes to make things simple, and gender isn’t.” Carrie Davis, Transgender Community Organizer, in Transgender Basics. For more information contact the Gender Identity Project at 212.620.7310 or at

The Gender Identity Project is a program at the The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in New York City. Find more information at

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