More Than Just a Bathroom Issue: Advocating for Transgender Equality

Sherry Tripepi & Jaxon Bowles | September 22 | 2:45 - 3:45 PM | Auditorium

This presentation will lay a foundational knowledge base defining the transgender umbrella, gender identity and gender expression. It will examine the myths and facts of being transgender and identify the increased risks that a transgender individual and community faces in our society. We will explore some state/federal laws and policies and identify strategies for advocacy and work as an ally.

Presentation Objectives:

·         To define gender identity and gender expression

·         To identify at least three increased risks to the transgender community

To increase participant advocacy and ally skills

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