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.
I had a great time being interviewed by my college friend Francesca Maxime for her Wise Girl Podcast. Watch the episode here.
In 2018, Leeway Foundation celebrates twenty-five years of grantmaking and community building among Philadelphia-based artists, cultural producers and organizers. In that spirit, we’re highlighting some of the change makers and visionaries within Leeway’s community who have helped to set the course for our own transformation. [read more]
I’m looking forward to discussing how client intake forms can be redesigned to be more inclusive of and welcoming to clients with diverse gender identities, with Canadian family law practioners. More info about the conference.
I’ll be sharing pragmatic strategies from Beyond Trans for making organizations more inclusive of trans and gender non-conforming identities at my local library. Click here for details.
I discussed my argument in favor of minimizing formal sex-classification policies in the context of the fight for trans rights in Asia. Read the article here.