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Trans(Gender) Justice Teach-In

UMD's Trans (Gender) Justice Teach-In Save the Date Card - Black text on lavender background
September 12, 2019

This free event will be held on Thurs., Nov. 14 from 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. in Kirby Ballroom. Registration is open! 

The 3rd annual Trans(Gender) Justice Teach-In is a full-day event focusing on gender justice while centering trans, nonbinary & intersex knowledge, experiences and liberation. The Teach-In is hosted by the UMD Office of Diversity & Inclusion's Sexuality and Gender Equity Initiatives.

The event takes place on Thursday, Nov. 14 from 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Kirby Ballroom/Kirby Student Center. This is a free event with lunch provided.

Register at to secure your spot! This event is open to UMD faculty/staff, students, Duluth/Superior community members & neighboring colleges in MN/WI/ND/SD.

Teach-In Objectives:
> To prioritize the knowledge, labour & expertise of trans+, nonbinary & intersex communities
> To provide space for discussion, education & expansion of awareness on topics related to gender, trans+ &/or queer experiences
> To allow individuals of various skill sets & knowledge bases to engage with each other in meaningful conversation & connection
> To challenge cisgender individuals in their privilege & encourage action against anti-trans oppression
> To unpack & add complexity to language, theories, ideologies, & concepts related to gender with an emphasis on expanding possibilities for trans+, nonbinary & intersex people

Call for workshop submissions will open by Oct. 1.

More information will be provided as it becomes available. If you have questions or have accommodation needs regarding this event, please contact R. B. Brooks (pronouns They/Them) at

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