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Supporting Trans Youth

Penn LGBT Center 3907 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA

Panel Featuring: Hazel Edwards (Attic Youth Center), Aidan Williams (Queer Colors, Pennsylvania Youth Congress), Tyunique Nelson (Office of LGBT Affairs City of Philadelphia, Mazzoni Center, Advocates for Youth), Thomas Medina-Castrejón (Mütter Museum) In our fourth and final workshop, organizers, youth activists, and community educators will come together to discuss their pedagogical approaches to supporting, advancing, and prioritizing trans youth. This workshop discusses […]

Seminar: Teaching Beyond the Gender Binary

Penn LGBT Center 3907 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA

How can we rethink the gender dynamics of the classroom? In what ways does the classroom space tend to exclude trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming populations, and how can we change this reality? Focusing on praxis, this workshop aims to help instructors across all fields develop concrete strategies for gender inclusivity. Faculty from Romance Languages, […]

Workshop: Teaching Feminist, Queer, & Trans Theory

Penn LGBT Center 3907 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA

The inaugural workshop in the Trans Literacy Project brings together faculty in English, Communications, and Political Science to address dialogues and dissonances between feminist, queer, and trans theory. Graduate students and faculty will learn strategies for designing syllabi that use texts from all three fields to frame conversations about gender and sexuality across disciplines. This […]