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Genny Beemyn, "Beyond the Binary: The Lives of Trans People Today"
Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 4:00pm, 3211 Art-Sociology Building
Sponsored by the Department of Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education, and the LGBT Equity Center
Genny has published and spoken extensively on the experiences and needs of trans people, particularly the lives of gender-nonconforming students. They have written or edited nine books/journal issues, including The Lives of Transgender People (with Sue Rankin; Columbia University Press, 2011) and special issues of the Journal of LGBT Youth on "Trans Youth" and "Supporting Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Children and Youth" and a special issue of the Journal of Homosexuality on "LGBTQ Campus Experiences." Genny's most recent works are A Queer Capital: A History of Gay Life in Washington, D.C. (Routledge, 2014) and the "Transgender History" chapter for Trans Bodies, Trans Selves (Oxford University Press, 2014). They are currently working on a book entitled Campus Queer: The Experiences and Needs of LGBTQ College Students (Johns Hopkins University Press). In addition to being the director of the Stonewall Center at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Genny is the Trans Policy Clearinghouse coordinator for Campus Pride (www.campuspride.org/tpc) and an editorial board member and trans article reviewer for the Journal of LGBT Youth, the Journal of Bisexuality, the Journal of Homosexuality, and the Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice. Genny has a Ph.D. in African American Studies and Master's degrees in African American Studies, American Studies, and Higher Education Administration.
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More information to come!