Read a summary of my talk and watch a 5-minute video where I describe the concept of gender-inclusive policy design here.
UPenn Ph.D. in English candidate and fellow Canadian, Aylin Malcolm, interviewed me about bridging the scholar-activist divide and working to make administrative policies more inclusive of all gender identities. Listen to our conversation here.
Interesting piece on what’s happening across the pond when it comes to gender and language. As they quote me, the US does seem more like a turtle on all this. Read it here
A few thoughts on the GQ Magazine cover that sparked the controversy over the use of quotation marks around the term “Woman.” Watch the video clip and read the story here.
Harry Bruinius interviewed me for this well-researched and thoughtful piece that pierces both liberal and religious conservative bubbles. Read the article here.
The Leeway Foundation will launch this groundbreaking resource for peer organizations, funders, and cultural organizers. I’ll join Alison Gerig, Celena Morrison, Gabriel Foster, and V Varun Chaudhry for a panel discussion Thursday, November 8, 3:00 – 5:00pm at the Skyline Room at the Parkway Central Library (1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia). Register for this event.
The New York Times reported that the Trump Administration intends to legally define sex as binary and immutable in an effort to roll back Obama-era protections for trans and non-binary people. Nadia Dowshen, Lee Carpenter, and I discussed the impact of this report with Marty Moss-Coane on her show Radio Times. Listen to the show here.
I was interviewed for this great story on why the individual human stories of trans and non-binary employees are crucial for making a workplace truly inclusive by Jen Coletta in Human Resource Executive magazine. Read the article here.
The Trans Literacy Project (TLP) at Penn is an exciting series of cross-discipline, cross-community conversations designed to advance trans literacy across and beyond the university. TLP workshops and expert panels feature the powerful insights of nonbinary, trans, and gender nonconforming activists, academics, teachers, learners, and leaders. Offering relevant resources for activists and allies both experienced and new, the series strengthens our collective capacity for generating pedagogical and public spaces of trans literacy and liberation. This series is free and open to the public.
When: Monday, October 29, 2018 – 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Where: Penn LGBT Center, 3907 Spruce Street, Philly.
More info here.
Listen to my conversation with Professor Julian Gill-Peterson (University of Pittsburgh) about how we can use universal design to radically reform how we think of and use gender in public policies. Ideas on Fire recorded and produced this live recording at the 2018 Cultural Studies Association conference in Pittsburgh.