SHIFT discussions: An interview with Harlan Pruden

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Find out about the work Harlan does to combat gender violence and elevate the status of people in the Two-Spirit community.

Drawing a map for queer and transgender kids

Photo of Tanysha Klassen, Psychology student, by David Denofreo

Psychology student Tanysha Klassen wants to help others navigate the challenges of gender identity.

Trans Day of Remembrance

Content warnings for mentions of violence and transphobia. When I think of Trans Day of Remembrance (TDOR), a lot of feelings arise. As someone who is transgender, it’s a very sensitive topic, and I tend to get overwhelmed trying to discuss it. While I have not faced physical violence for being myself, and I do not wish to experience it, every attack against others who are transgender can feel very personal when you are trans as well. It’s especially difficult when those around you do not understand why you feel so strongly… Read More

Coming out

2 LGBT2Q+ students kissing holding a pride flag in front of huge rainbow letters that spell out pride

Douglas student Christen McDonald describes her experience coming out.

Humans of DC: Teaching acceptance

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“we built an LGBTQ community on campus and we even had lessons. The first lesson I got to teach I went absolutely bonkers about gender, and everyone loved it!”