Sources & Definitions

Definitions

Cisgendered

A person whose self-identity is the same as gender they were assigned at birth; not transgender

Equity

Giving everyone what they need to be successful; (Equality is treating everyone the same)

Gender Pay Gap

Women in the U.S. make significantly less than men in almost every profession even when they are doing the same job

Hispanic

“Hispanic” is used in census data to represent Hispanic and Latinx populations

LGBTQ

Stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer

Marginalization

Social marginalization happens when a group of people are denied equal and adequate opportunity to determine their treatment by the members of the broader society. It usually includes the lack of representation, recognition of rights and equal redistribution of resources and services

Ratified

Approved by a governing body

Sources

Websites and Online Resources