Gender, diversity & inclusion with G Sabini-Roberts

The Aspiring Psychologist Podcast

Dec 26 2022 • 38 mins

Gender and diversity issues are very important but sometimes we might not be quite sure how to talk to people in a way which helps them feel included, heard and understood.

Today I am joined by G Sabini-Roberts, a speaker and activist in issues surrounding diversity and inclusion.

She offers us her top tips for how we can strive to do it well enough.

G and I hope you find the episode useful.

The Highlights:

  • 00:28: Welcome & exclusive competition!
  • 02:50: Intro to today’s topic and our guest
  • 04:09: becoming an expert and spokesperson for LGBTQ issues
  • 05:42: reducing barriers for people around gender
  • 07:00: The importance of pronouns
  • 09:00: Gender privilege
  • 10:45: Marianne’s first learning point
  • 11:19: The importance of prefixes and titles
  • 12:11: A high profile battle for what’s right
  • 15:25: The importance of not just complying
  • 16:04: The NHS and titles and systems
  • 18:42: People’s names matter!
  • 20:07: Expanding the language we use in services
  • 23:16: Patient choice and preference matters
  • 24:00: Including trans people in services
  • 26:05: The Happy Families Progress Edition
  • Playing games with service users for engagement
  • 30:12: How we define families
  • 32:40: The importance of staying curious
  • 32:22: G’s last learning point
  • 34:48: An exclusive competition!
  • 36:00: Thanks & Close


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