Transgender Empowerment & Awareness Week

Across the Country, Transgender Awareness Week is meant to help raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people.  At Mizzou, we celebrate Transgender Empowerment & Awareness Week to empower transgender individuals on campus while still raising awareness for the issues these communities face.

2018 Calendar

Listing of 2018 Events:

How to be a Better Trans Ally
Monday, Nov. 5
2-4 p.m.
Women’s Center, G108 MU Student Center

Join us for Trans Empowerment & Awareness Week’s kickoff event! This is a workshop of stations to practice and learn about trans allyship skills. This event is open to the public.
Sponsored by Oasis

Film Showing: MAJOR!
Tuesday, Nov. 6
5-7 p.m.
LGBTQ Resource Center, G225 MU Student Center

Join us for a collaboration between Queer Trans People of Color and Oasis as we view MAJOR! This film, “explores the life and campaigns of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a formerly incarcerated Black transgender elder and activist who has been fighting for the rights of trans women of color for over 40 years.” This event is open to the public.
Sponsored by Queer Trans People of Color and Oasis

Gender & Sexuality Panel 
Wednesday, Nov. 7
6-7 p.m.
LGBTQ Resource Center, G225 MU Student Center

Join us for a panel of personal experiences of how intersections of gender and sexuality influence each other. This event, a collaboration between Triangle Coalition and Oasis, is open to the public.
Sponsored by Triangle Coalition and Oasis

Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil 
Thursday, Nov. 8
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Women’s Center, G108 MU Student Center

In honor of the International Transgender Day of Remembrance, join us as we celebrate the lives lost to transphobic violence by reading each of their names. TDOR is an annual event that draws attention to the continued violence against this community as well as the disproportionate instances of violence against trans women/feminine people of color. This event is open to the public.
Sponsored by Oasis and the LGBTQ Resource Center

Let’s Gender Together 
Friday, Nov. 9
Noon-5 p.m.
LGBTQ Resource Center, G225 MU Student Center

What is gender? How do we all do gender? Come learn from a variety of workshop stations on various topics (from makeup to clothes) on gender, gender variance, perceptions of gender, and how to express gender. Need clothes? The Center Project’s clothing closet will be collecting and offering free clothes! This event is open to the public.
Sponsored by Oasis and The Clothing Closet

Trans History Presentation
Friday, Nov. 9
5-6 p.m.
LGBTQ Resource Center, G225 MU Student Center

Join Oasis for a presentation on the history of trans people and topics from the ancient ages up until the ‘80s! We will be diving into the cross-cultural analysis of gender non-conforming, intersex, and trans historical figures from myths and real life. This event, beginning in Ancient Egypt and traveling all the way to the Stonewall Riots, is open to the public.
Sponsored by Oasis

 

 


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