Gender Dysphoria: A Qualitative Study

Courtney Stevenson, Johnson & Wales University - Providence


➢ What are the associations with gendered terms, and what are the ramifications of using them within present-day language?

➢ How is society progressing towards eradicating the discriminatory affiliations with these terms, and should gender-neutral language be used in place of them?

➢ What are the impacts of gendered language on individuals who identify otherwise?

➢ Does gender-neutral language benefit the mental health of transgender non-binary individuals?