ALL SIDES OF THE RAINBOW Working with Gender Variant Students { Tristen Shay Liberal Arts Advisor, Oregon State University McKenzie Huber Sociology Advisor, Oregon State University NACADA.

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ALL SIDES OF THE
RAINBOW
Working with Gender Variant Students
{ Tristen Shay
Liberal Arts Advisor, Oregon State University
McKenzie Huber
Sociology Advisor, Oregon State University
NACADA Region 8
Overview
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Introduction
Definitions
Examples
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Barriers to Education
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Housing
Resources
Systems
Suggestions, advocating, recommendations
Introduction to Speakers
Tristen Shay
Gender Queer, intersex
McKenzie Huber
Cis-gendered, heterosexual
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LGBT*QQIAAPPOD2S…
Definitions
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Sex vs. Gender
Transgender
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FtM
MtF
Non-Binary Trans*
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Gender Fluid
Gender Queer
Gender Creative
Two Spirited
VIDEO: Things you’ve always wanted to ask…
Examples
Addison
 Tyson
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Barriers to Education
Poor primary and secondary school resources
and support
 Housing
 Bathrooms
 Name changes and preferred names
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Do our systems allow for a students preferred name to
appear rather than a birth name?
 If no, how do you as an advisor capture and save that
information? If yes, what were the steps your
institution went through to make this change?
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Barriers to Education Cont.
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Resources and referrals
Maturity and social isolation
Family and peer support
Orientation and relationships
Suggestions, Advocating,
Recommendations
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Housing
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Halsell and 6th Floor Wilson Hall ASJC
Education to UHDS staff/student staff
Marketing and advertising of resources and services to
students
Bathrooms
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Maps
Adding to family bathroom signs
Campus Support and Advocacy
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Trans* Advocacy
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Preferred names in administrative records
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Social groups for TGV
Resources
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http://www.glsen.org/sites/default/files/GLSEN%202013%20Oregon%20State%20Snapshot.pdf
http://www.firstpeople.us/articles/the-two-spirit-people-of-indigenous-north-americans.html
http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2015/03/05/388464316/transgender-students-learn-tonavigate-schoolhalls?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprne
ws&utm_content=20150305
http://www.glsen.org/sites/default/files/Trans%20Student%20KYR.pdf
https://www.pinterest.com/oregontrans/osu-specific-resources/

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