¡Palabra!: Transgender

Transgender: A term referring to a person whose gender identity or gender role performance does not “match” what society considers to be “appropriate” for one’s sex assigned at birth. A Transgender person is someone whose gender display at least sometimes runs contrary to what other people in the same culture would normally expect, or a person whose self-identification challenges traditional notions of gender and sex.
Source: comunidades-justas.org

Transgénero: Un término que se refiere a una persona cuya identidad de género o desempeño del rol de género no corresponde a lo que la sociedad considera “apropiado” para el sexo asignado al nacer. Una persona transgénera es alguien cuya expresión de género al menos a veces es contraria a lo que normalmente esperarían otras personas de la misma cultura, o una persona cuya autoidentificación desafía las nociones tradicionales de género y sexo.
Fuente: adaptado de comunidades-justas.org

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Irrigation Repair

Santa Fe Community College will be repairing irrigation lines at the central roundabout (the drop-off area by the flag poles) Monday, April 23 through Monday, April 30. During repairs, the roundabout will not be accessible. Please use other entrances into the main and West Wing parking lots. No parking areas will be affected. Please use caution when walking or driving in the vicinity. Thank you for your patience while we make improvements to campus.