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Every November, we celebrate Trans Visibility & Empowerment. This program series seeks to highlight trans, non-binary, and gender-nonconforming people and address issues our community faces.

 

Events

Queer Caucus Presents: Lydia X.Z. Brown

Monday, November 4, 2019 | 7pm
Livingston Gathering Lounge
Livingston Campus

Description: Lydia X. Z. Brown is a disability justice advocate, organizer, and writer whose work has largely focused on violence against multiply-marginalized disabled people, especially institutionalization, incarceration, and policing. Learn more: autistichoya.net/bio

 


Poetry Workshop with Kavi Ade

Monday, November 11, 2019 | 4–5:30pm
Center for Social Justice Education & LGBT Communities, 17 Bartlett Street
College Avenue Campus

Description: This generative writing workshop will discuss what it means to live as your truest self as an LGBTQIA person. Participants will write their own poems which explore longing, celebration, anger, grief, and healing. 

 


A Night of Poetry with Kavi Ade

Monday, November 11, 2019 | 7pm
Multipurpose Room, College Avenue Student Center
College Avenue Campus

Description: Kavi Ade is a Black Trans Queer speaker, arts educator, and nationally recognized poet of Afro & Indigenous Caribbean descent. Kavi speaks on race, class, gender, sexuality, mental health, domestic violence, sexual assault, and social justice— chronicling despair, grasping at hope, and exploring the ways a body can learn to survive. Learn more: kaviadepoetry.com

 


Lunch and Learn: Trans-Affirming Healthcare at Rutgers

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 | 1–2:30pm
Center for Social Justice Education & LGBT Communities, 17 Bartlett Street
College Avenue Campus

Description: Join us for a workshop presented by staff from Rutgers Health about options for trans-affirming physical and mental health care on campus. 

 


TRANSCENDENCE: Honoring Our Trans-cestors

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 | 1–2:30pm
Center for Social Justice Education & LGBT Communities, 17 Bartlett Street
College Avenue Campus

Description: Transcestors have been here forever. Join SJE staff for a chat about some of the folx who have paved the way for trans rights and visibility today and who have set up the foundation for future trans inclusion!

 


Drop-in LGBTQIA Career Advising Hours

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 | 3–5pm
Center for Social Justice Education & LGBT Communities, 17 Bartlett Street
College Avenue Campus

Description: Join us for drop-in career advising hours with a trained LGBTQIA advocate from the Office of Career Exploration & Success. Get help with resumes and advice for what’s next!

 


Trans-Affirming Spiritual Wellness Workshop

Thursday, November 14 | 5:30–7pm
Center for Social Justice Education & LGBT Communities, 17 Bartlett Street
College Avenue Campus

Description: Join SJE staff for a workshop on spiritual wellness practices with a trans affirming lens, hosted by our MSW graduate intern Jules. 

 


Transmissions Presents: Trans Allyship Workshop

Friday, November 15, 2019 | 8-9:30pm
Room 411, College Avenue Student Center
College Avenue Campus

Description: Transmissions is RU’s dedicated student organization for trans, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming community. They will host a workshop about the basics of trans identity and allyship. 

 


Transmissions & LLEGO Present: Trans Day of Remembrance Vigil

Thursday, November 21, 2019 | 8-10pm
Brower Commons Steps
College Avenue Campus

Description: Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual observance on that honors the memory of people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-trans violence.

Check out current and past Trans Visibility and Empowerment calendars!

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