Writing Characters of Different Genders | Trans, Non-Binary, Cisgender, More

Writing Characters of Different Genders

Resources for writers who want to include characters who are a different gender than they are in their fiction. The links below list common stereotypes and tropes, information about language, and research sources on cisgender, transgender, and non-binary genders. 

These links represent a portion of the resources available to students who attend a Writing the Other class or Master Class

Tropes & Stereotypes to Avoid


Resources and Research

How To Do It Well

Master Class: Writing for Trans and Non-Binary Narratives

In this seminar, trans playwright Ashley Lauren Rogers provides writers with an understanding of the issues around creating trans and non-binary characters and narratives that can help you avoid common pitfalls.

Click here to see the full description and enroll in the class