Gender Fluidity: Understanding the Issues and Challenges Around Non-Conforming Gender Identity
For Pride Month, we explore gender fluidity, which refers to those who choose to remain flexible about their gender identity. This concept is a newer one for many to understand. We will learn about the issues and challenges faced by gender fluid people, and about their efforts to be recognized and supported.
Gia Drew, program director, Equality Maine
Alex Marzano-Lesnevich, assistant professor of English, Bowdoin College; author whose most recent book is Both and Neither, a memoir and cultural analysis that explores gender issues
Ian-Meredythe (they/them), advocate who identifies as nonbinary
Oronde Cruger, program manager, Speak About It
Theo Greene, assistant professor of sociology, Bowdoin College; Secretary/Treasurer, Section on Sexualities, American Sociological Association; chair, Sociologists’ LGBTQ Caucus