15 Things Trans People Wish You Would Stop Saying To Them

 | Huffington Post | November 19, 2015

Sometimes, even our most well-intentioned sentiments can cause unintended harm to trans or gender non-conforming individuals.

One way to describe these moments is using the word “microaggression,” described by queer advocacy and watchdog group GLAAD as “subtle verbal or behavioral slights that invalidate a person’s identity or experience.”

In an effort to educate the public about the nature of microaggressions and the effects they can have on trans and gender non-conforming people, GLAAD launched a photo campaign on Monday to coincide with Transgender Awareness Week.

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