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Lecture - The Lives of Transgender People

  • Milbank Chapel
  • 4/1/2013, 10:00 AM - 11:40 AM

The Lives of Transgender People

Presented by Professor and Author, Dr. Susan Rankin

Dr. Rankin's Lecture will focus on
• The complexity of gender identity, including intersecting identities - mainly focusing on students
• The obstacles that trans and gender non-conforming students face on college campuses
• The best practices / approaches to address these obstacles
• How we build a gender-inclusive campus in a gender-binary society

Monday, April 1, 10am-11:40am
Milbank Chapel

Dr. Susan (Sue) Rankin is author (with Dr. Genny Beemyn) of The Lives of Transgender People.  She is an associate professor at The Pennsylvania State University and a senior research associate at the Center for the Study of Higher Education. She has presented and published widely on the impact of sexism, racism, gender- ism, and heterosexism in the academy and intercollegiate athletics. Her recent publications include the 2010 State of Higher Education for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People and Our Place on Campus: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Services and Programs in Higher Education.

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