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What does GNC stand for?

GNC stands for Gender Non-Conforming

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[9] In SA, the surge in cases of so-called 'corrective rape'--violence against gender non-conforming women--provides a compelling example of why it is important to take sexual orientation and gender identity into account when assessing people's risk of being victims of violence.
A memorandum of understanding has been signed between the Native Youth Sexual Health Network and the National Aboriginal Council of Midwives that will improve access to midwifery care amongst younger parents and marginalized members within their networks, like people who are incarcerated, within the criminal justice system or child welfare system, HIV-positive, Two Spirited, Trans and gender non-conforming.
In some cases, they believe they're helping the child, that gender non-conforming won't be accepted by other people," said Andrea Roberts, from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, who worked on the study.
And in 2011 the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF) and the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) released a massive, scientifically rigorous survey of transgender and gender non-conforming individuals across the country, which found that 16 percent of those individuals had engaged in the "underground economy"--defined as sex work or dealing drugs--at some point in their lives.
This explains why gay men are often invisible in gendered analyses, and why there would be an understandable reluctance to rely upon an analytic framework that has neglected the ways in which male privilege has oppressed not only women, but also oppressed gender non-conforming men regardless of their actual sexual preferences.