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EdugraphicsHere you will find all of the articles that fall into the “Edugraphics” category. Edugraphics are educational graphics (duh) that are meant to be insightful, entertaining, funny, and extremely sharable.

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Guerilla Activism: Printable Gender Neutral Bathroom Signs Project


I wrote this post and made the included graphic yesterday in a moment of what I call using humor for self-preservation. I was frustrated with the gender neutral bathroom sign “debate” and reached my tipping point. But, as several people have pointed out, like Fenix in the comments of that post, maybe it’s not such a […]

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The Intentions vs. Outcomes Matrix


It’s no secret I’m not a big fan of how highly we regard intentions. There’s even a whole chapter in my book about it, and it recently led to a great conversation, which led to this more visual representation of the dynamics between intentions and outcomes. Use it how you want and let me know […]

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Love & Equality: Zero Tolerance For Intolerance [BADGE]


If you see this badge, it means that the person, website, or social media page that shared it is a safe space for people of all identities. They are taking an active advocacy stance in whatever work they are doing and will not tolerate pejorative language or other bigoted behavior in their space. If you want […]

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Gender Inequality: Equal Education, Unequal Pay


This fantastic graphic was created and emailed to me by  Big thanks to them for sharing!  

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How to respond when someone uses non-inclusive (or bigoted) language

"How to Respond" Comic Thumb

Intentions don’t matter, outcomes do.  However, I still think we need to do a much better job of being supportive of newcomers to the social justice “scene” who may be well-intended, but don’t quite know the ropes yet.  Following is my picture guide (sorry, no flowchart) of how to properly handle such situations, without scaring […]

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The Costs of Marriage Inequality (an infographic)

"Costs of Marriage Inequality" Infographic

This isn’t an IPM Edugraphic, but I felt compelled to get the message out.  Check it out, be shocked, then head to and do something about it.  Annnnd go.

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What does the asterisk in “trans*” stand for?

"Trans*" Poster

A few people have asked why I write “trans*” (with the asterisk) instead of just “trans” when referring to trans* folks on my site.  Well, I’m happy to answer that! Trans* is an umbrella term that refers to all of the identities within the gender identity spectrum.  There’s a ton of diversity there, but we […]

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Flowchart: when it’s okay to say “gay”

"I want to say gay" Flowchart

When I published my original flowchart, I said it was for the more analytical folks who are wondering if “gay” is the right word choice for them.  Well, this one is for the most analytical folks, and also folks who enjoy data presented in cute and adorable ways. Oh, and as usual, my readers are way […]

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Flowchart: when it’s okay to say “that’s so gay”

Flowchart of That's So Gay

For the more analytical folks, we created a handy flowchart to help make the decision “Is ‘gay’ the right word for me?” As you can tell, in most cases, the answer is no. Print, post, and share freely.

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The Genderbread Person v2.0

The Genderbread Person v2.1

Heads up! I wrote a book all about gender that builds on the concepts I introduced with this Genderbread Person. If you appreciate this, you’ll love this book. Hundreds of comments, ditto emails, ditto Facebook messages and Twitter tweeters and in-person holla-atchas and I feel like I’m finally in a place to release this.  Without further […]

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When to use the word “gay”

When it's okay to use the word gay

This graphic was originally created to support this article, but then a comment was made saying this should be hung on every dorm wall in America.  A tall order, but at least we can make it an accomplishable one.  Print and hang away, friends.  It’s yours.

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“Gay Marriage Equals” Poster

Gay Marriage Poster Thumbnail

This poster is for Rick Santorum, et al.  Same-sex marriages are happening, gays are serving openly in the military, and the world isn’t falling apart (well, maybe it is, but it was a preexisting condition).  Yet anti-human-rights activists like Santorum and the rest of the Slippery Slopers can’t help but remind us that gay marriage […]

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The Genderbread Person

The Genderbread Person

Please check out the new-and-improved Genderbread Person v2.0.  It’s a heckuvalot better and just as free to share/print! I’m leaving this up for now for those who want it, but I’m no longer endorsing it as the effective model. The Genderbread Person is an infographic that breaks down gender identity, gender expression, biological sex, and […]

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Why same-sex marriage is constitutional, and marrying a toaster is not.

Same-sex Marriage Graphic

A graphic representation of an issue that should be simpler than it is, but it always leading to absurd slippery-slope arguments. What are your thoughts on the issue? Source: NevermoreFTW

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