Carroll Community College provides separate facilities on the
basis of sex at all campus buildings for restrooms and locker
rooms. Transgender and gender nonconforming individuals are free to access
these facilities consistent with their gender identity and are not required to
use facilities indicative of their sex assigned at birth.
• Transgender or
Trans describes a person whose gender identity does not correspond to their
assigned sex at birth.
Nonconforming describes people whose gender expression differs from stereotypic
expectations. The terms gender variant or gender atypical are also used. Gender
nonconforming individuals may identify as male, female, some combination of
both, or neither.
• Gender Identity
refers to a person’s deeply felt internal sense of being male or female,
regardless of their sex assigned at birth.
• Sex Assigned at
Birth refers to the sex designation, usually “male” or “female,” assigned to a
person when they are born.