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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."

Sat, Mar, 31, 2018

Non-binary visibility and possibility models

Drwencke: "I am hopeful by demanding to be seen as genderqueer and connecting with others, I can make a difference. I can be a possibility model for the next generation."

Sat, Mar, 31, 2018

Trans and gender non-conforming identity: The limit does not exist

Mustafa: "... transness is not an end point. There really isn’t an end point to gender exploration. And making that visible, the exploration of it all, is critical. "

Sat, Mar, 31, 2018

The cost of trans visibility

Brooks: "The cost of visibility when you’re trans+ is inflated, complicated to supply when the cis demand is for both your transparency and your secrecy."

Sat, Mar, 31, 2018

Without regrets, apologies, or equivocation

Guffey: "Trans visibility has given me a second lease on life and is allowing me to truly be me, all of me, without regrets, apologies, or equivocation. That is what visibility means to me."

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.