Trans 101 comes to the library

The library is co-sponsoring Trans 101, a program for both faculty/staff and students.  Speaker Riley Johnson will speak to both groups on Wednesday, November 20th, with a workshop for faculty/staff at 3:30 pm in the Harre Union’s Ballroom A and for students at 7 pm in the Community Room of the Christopher Center.

Riley Johnson is a Chicago-based activist, consultant, and scholar whose work focuses largely on health care disparities within gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer (GLBTQ) communities and the use of activist engagement as a catalyst for systemic change. Riley holds a B.A. in Sociology and Anthropology from Knox College and is nearing completion of his M.Ed. in the Social and Cultural Foundations of Education graduate program at DePaul University.

Riley serves as a Community Consult for the Chicago Women’s Health Center for all aspects of trans services, including the Trans Greater Access Project, an initiative he co-created in 2009. Riley also is a member of the Community Advisory Board for Howard Brown Health Center. He is a guest blogger for on trans issues, providing accurate and honest answers to even the nosiest of questions.

The evening program is Core Approved and all are encouraged to attend.

About Rachael Muszkiewicz

Hi! I'm one of the Research Services Librarians in the Christopher Center. My subject areas are Chinese & Japanese studies, classics, ethnic studies, foreign languages & literature, Interlink and sociology & criminology.
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