WEBINAR: "Strategies for Serving & Supporting Transgender & Gender-Nonconforming Students" for Trans Day of Remembrance

In honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20, your campus can take action to create a safer space for transgender and gender-nonconforming students.   Campus Pride partners with PaperClip Communications to host a webinar “Strategies for Serving & Supporting Transgender & Gender-Nonconforming Students” on Thursday, November 12 at 2 p.m. EST.   Campus Pride Executive Director Shane Windmeyer and national researcher/author Genny Beemyn will be the featured presenters. The webinar will review specific strategies and best practices for making your campus community an environment that actively supports trans and gender-nonconforming students.

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DATE: 

Thursday, November 12, 2015 | 2-3:30 PM ET

Panelist:

Genny Beemyn currently serves as the Director of the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Stonewall Center. (Click here for full bio)

Shane L. Windmeyer, M.S., Ed serves as the cofounder and executive director of Campus Pride. (Click here for full bio)

Participants will:

  • Gain an understanding of the current demographics and diverse experiences of the transgender and other gender nonconforming college student population.
  • Learn how transgender and other gender nonconforming college students have faced discrimination in campus housing, facilities, health services, student activities, athletics, and admissions.
  • Identify ways to address this discrimination and hear about best practices for meeting the needs of transgender and other gender nonconforming students on your campus.
  • Receive valuable resources and information about new research on the experiences and needs of transgender and other gender nonconforming college students that can be used within your campus community.

Campus Pride is the leading national educational organization for LGBTQ and ally college students and campus groups building future leaders and safer, more LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities. The organization provides resources and services to thousands of college students and nearly 1400 campuses annually. Learn more online at CampusPride.org