Trans Students in Higher Ed: Current Challenges and Pathways to Inclusion

Colleges that embrace diversity and equity as educational values have a responsibility to buffer students from threats to their safety, protect their privacy, and ensure that students can focus on learning. Yet, currently, transgender students are facing multi-prong attacks from state legislatures, social media, and hate groups. Restrictions on access to gender-affirming care and sports participation, refusal of faculty to use gender-affirming pronouns, and threats against trans people in public gathering spaces generate stress and divert student energy away from their studies. Join us for a discussion on what schools can do to affirm and support trans students in this volatile climate.

58 min
May 3, 2023

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