The Intersection of Transgender Health and Education for Diversity

Brendon Holloway

Due to the marginalization of transgender people, having basic health needs met is a barrier for those who identify as trans. Research proves that a major barrier lies within higher education because educators are not discussing trans topics, specifically around hormone therapy and gender reassignment surgeries, as well as ways to communicate with and address trans people. Because overall well-being and physical health needs are not being met, civic health/civic well-being and a trans person’s quality of life are directly connected. This presentation will explore techniques to be more inclusive in and out of the classroom, as well as ways to actively support trans people as they strive to address their basic health care needs.

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June 2017

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3:00pm - 4:00pm

Map School of Social Work Building - Room 1840 Educational Conference Center

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