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Thu, Oct, 22, 2020

New Transgender Justice Teach-in brings together trans and queer abolitionists and organizers

The Midwest Institute for Sexuality and Gender Diversity and the University of Minnesota Duluth's Sexuality & Gender Equity Initiative are collaborating on an upcoming new virtual Transgender Justice Teach-in, "The Rise of a Trans Abolitionist Vision."

Thu, Jun, 4, 2020

We support the rebellions and uplift our Black, Afro-Latinx, and Afro-Indigenous siblings

As the rebellions take place across the U.S. right now, we need to note that some of the most violent acts by police happen right here in the Midwest. We have some of the worst places to live for Black people, especially Black Queer and Trans people. As a majority white queer organization we have a responsibility to hold ourselves and our community accountable.

Fri, Feb, 24, 2017

Institute statement on withdrawal of federal guidance on trans+ students

The Institute has issued a statement regarding the Trump administration's recent announcement that it is withdrawing federal guidance on Title IX with respect to trans+ students.