Transgender, Non-Binary, and Gender Non-Conforming Students: Through and Beyond the Gender Binary

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Published February 16, 2021

The Professional Staff Senate Inclusion and Diversity Committee invites you to attend this event discussing how to better support transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming students.

March 2, 2021 from 9:30 - 10:30 am

How do we serve transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming students better? Join trans activist, writer, and UB Distinguished Visiting Scholar Eli Clare to answer this question. We will explore issues around language, pronouns, names, restrooms, harassment, housing, and more, focusing on both policy and practice.

Sponsors: UB Student Engagement, PSS Inclusion & Diversity Committee, and the UB Center for Diversity Innovation

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Speaker Bio

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Eli Clare, UB Distinguished Visiting Scholar

White, disabled, and transgender, Eli Clare speaks, teaches, and trains all over the United States and Canada at conferences, community events, and colleges about disability, queer and trans identities, and social justice. He is also the author of three books, most recently the award-winning Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure. Currently, he is one of the 2020-21 University at Buffalo Center for Diversity Innovation Distinguished Visiting Scholars. Among other pursuits, he haswalked across the United States for peace, coordinated a rape prevention program, and helped organize the first ever Queerness and Disability Conference.