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LGBTQIA+ Speaker Series: March 2021
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Please join us for the QGAPS (Queer Graduate and Professional Students) Speaker Series for March 2021. This event will be over zoom, and the link will be sent to those registered at the link below.
Transgender 201: History and Conversation
Join us for a presentation on the history and controversy associated with transgender identities, terminology, and communities. This will be followed by an open discussion of lived experiences and reaction to content presented. The material in the presentation assumes a familiarity with basic concepts associated with sexual, romantic, and gender identity.
Dr. Terri Phoenix is the Director of the LGBTQ Center at UNC-Chapel Hill. T is an alumnus of East Carolina University (BA), UNC-Greensboro (MS), and University of Georgia (PhD) and served on the Executive Board for the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals. Dr. Phoenix has 20 years’ experience working with youth in various settings including therapeutic group homes, detention centers, psychiatric hospitals, high schools, and non-profit organizations. T has given numerous invited and peer-reviewed presentations on cultural competency and inclusive practices at local, regional, and national conferences. Dr. Phoenix lives in Durham, North Carolina with T’s wife, Kendra and daughter, Duncan.