My Cisgender Comeuppance: A Researcher's Humbling
Keywords:cisgender, transgender, research, HIV/AIDS
The author, a cisgender (i.e., not transgender) white gay male, describes his experience as a curriculum consultant on an HIV-prevention intervention for young transgender women. In spite of being well-read on the subject of the perils of nonaffiliated researchers doing sensitive research within oppressed populations, he unwittingly commits a gaffe that is illustrative of those very perils.
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NARRATIVES OF PROFESSIONAL HELPING
Cleveland State University
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