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What are other things I can read to learn more?
- Dugan, J. P., Kusel, M. L., & Simounet, D. M. (2012). Transgender college students: An exploratory study of perceptions, engagement, and educational outcomes. Journal of College Student Development, 53(5), 719-736.
- Galupo, M. P., Henise, S. B., & Davis, K. S. (2014). Transgender microaggressions in the context of friendship: Patterns of experience across friends’ sexual orientation and gender identity. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 1(4), 461.
- McLemore, K. A. (2018). A minority stress perspective on transgender individuals’ experiences with misgendering. Stigma and Health, 3(1), 53.
- Schneider, F. (2010). Where do we belong? Addressing the needs of transgender students in higher education. The Vermont Connection, 31(1), 11.
Articles and Guides
- American Civil Liberties Union (n.d.) Know your rights – LGBTQ rights: Are LGBTQ people protected from discrimination in schools?
- Azadeh, A. (2017, February 23). Transgender rights: these countries are ahead of the US. CNN.
- Fausto-Sterling, A. (2020, February 10). Science won’t settle trans rights. Boston review.
- Hare, K. (2017, March 24). AP style change: Singular they is acceptable ‘in limited cases’. Poynter.
- Human Rights Campaign. (n.d.). Gender-inclusive schools and supporting transgender and non-binary students.
- Lee, C. (2019, October 31). Welcome, singular “they.” APA Style.
- Levin, R. N. (2018, September 19). The problem with pronouns. Inside higher ed.
- National Council of Teachers in English. (2018, October 25). Statement on gender and language.
- Out & Equal. (n.d.). What’s your pronoun? strategies for inclusion in the workplace (pdf).
- Transgender Law Center. National equality map snapshot: LGBTQ equality by state.
What are resources on-campus that support me in my efforts to confront trans-phobia and cis-centrism?
LGBTQ+ Student Organizations and Theme Houses
LGBTQ+ Campus Initiatives
Examples of Pronoun Resources from Other Colleges and Universities
How are other colleges and universities affirming gender identity on their campuses?
- Amherst College – Pronouns
- Bowdoin College – Pronouns
- Bryn Mawr College- Asking For and Using Pronouns (pdf)
- Dartmouth College – Chosen Name and Identify
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Being trans@MIT
- Mount Holyoke College – Supporting Trans and Non-Binary Students
- Northeastern University – Gender Identity and Personal Pronouns with Syllabus Guidance
- Smith College – Pronouns
- University of Maryland, College Park – Trans Resources & Policies
- Vanderbilt University – Teaching Beyond the Gender Binary in the University Classroom