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20 things you should never say to transgender people

Espresso Logo By Caitlin McCormack of Espresso | Slide 1 of 21: Transgender visibility is at an all-time high thanks to celebrities like Caitlyn Jenner, Janet Mock, and Laverne Cox. But, when encountering a transgender person in their day-to-day life, many folks still say some highly inappropriate things, whether out of hate, fear, or ignorance. Trans people want to be spoken to and treated just the same as anyone else—with friendliness, respect, and without the invasion of their personal privacy via prying questions. With that in mind, here are 20 things you should never say to transgender people.

20 things you should never say to transgender people

Transgender visibility is at an all-time high thanks to celebrities like Caitlyn Jenner, Janet Mock, and Laverne Cox. But, when encountering a transgender person in their day-to-day life, many folks still say some highly inappropriate things, whether out of hate, fear, or ignorance. Trans people want to be spoken to and treated just the same as anyone else—with friendliness, respect, and without the invasion of their personal privacy via prying questions. With that in mind, here are 20 things you should never say to transgender people.

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