What a hero looks like

"The hardest challenge is breaking through people's idea of what masculinity is and manhood is and how that shows up for people that are gay or transgender" (NBC News, 2017). So says Anaré Holmes, who is openly gay and works as a firefighter with the Atlanta Fire Rescue.

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NBC News (2017, June 8). LGBTQ firefighter is putting put fires and stereotypes [Video File]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Palw8vbpKc

Gender Identity Gender identity icon Our core sense of who we are as a man, a woman, a mixture of both, or neither.

Gender Expression Gender expression icon How we show up in the world through choices like clothing, hair style, mannerisms or tone of voice.

Attraction attraction icon How we feel toward others sexually, romantically and/or emotionally.

Biological Sex Biological sex icon Physical attributes such as reproductive organs and genitalia, chromosomes, genes and hormone levels.

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