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Week of Tuesday, November 15th, 2022

Welcome to the weekly newsletter for the Office of LGBT Life at Emory!
Keep scrolling to find out more about upcoming programs,
resources, and announcements.

🏳️‍⚧️🏳️‍⚧️🏳️‍⚧️ Welcome to our Trans Awareness Week newsletter! 🏳️‍⚧️🏳️‍⚧️🏳️‍⚧️
November 14 - 18
🏳️‍⚧️ Trans Awareness Week 🏳️‍⚧️

Wednesday, Nov. 16

Assigned Screenprint At Birth:

A Trans and Gender-Nonconforming Dinner and Screen Printing Workshop

Join us Wednesday night, November 16 from 6pm to 8pm in AMUC 225 for an extremely trans, amazingly ungendered, and fabulously fun screenprinting event!

Sushi, fried rice, and screenprinting supplies provided!

RSVP here:

Come dressed in your most enby, trans, femme, masc, androgynous clothing! Be flamboyant or quiet, proud or closeted, but be ready for a fun space where everyone has experienced transness or gender-nonconformity of some shape or form.

Friday, Nov. 18

Trans-forming Gender

Join the Trans-forming Gender discussion group this Friday for a special jewelry-making Ponyo-watching session with pizza!

Friday, November 18 from 5pm to 6:30pm in AMUC 132

All Week!

Pop-Up Thrift Shop

Stop by and grab some FREE, gender-affirming clothing for your fabulous self! We will have racks of donated clothing of every type, a small dressing room, shoes, belts, etc!

The thrift shop will be open 10am-5pm every day until November 18 in AMUC 132 (Office of LGBT Life)

All Week!

Stop by our Trans Day of Remembrance Altar

The Human Rights Campaign, in continuing the pioneering work of trans journalist Monica Roberts, keeps track of fatal violence against transgender individuals. Sadly, 2022 has already seen at least 32 transgender people fatally shot or killed by violent means, a number that is more than likely a significant undercount.

Join us at any time this week in AMUC 132 (the Office of LGBT Life) to honor these individuals and contribute to the love and care for our trans and GNC family.
Other Upcoming Events


LGBT Life's Fall Book Club

This fall, the Office of LGBT Life is reading Drowning in Fire by former Emory English professor and Muskogee Creek - Cherokee author Craig S. Womack! Register ASAP to get a free copy of the book and attend two book club meetings!

Only 3 spots left!

Register here:

First Meeting – Chapters 1-6
Tuesday November 15th, 5pm, AMUC 132

Second Meeting – Chapters 6-12
Tuesday November 29th, 5pm, AMUC 132

Friday, November 18

Gallery Tour at the Carlos Museum

Take a tour of the new Making an Impression exhibit with a queer student guide!

Meet at the Office of LGBT Life (AMUC 132) at 2pm on Friday, November 18!

UNTIL Nov. 18

Clothing Drive for Trans Awareness Week

From now until November 18, drop off your old clothes at LGBT Life! Your donations will be used to stock a clothing swap/free thrift shop for queer students to find gender-affirming clothing. Donate your clothes that have wacky, used-up and stale genders and gift them to students who might have a use for them in their own gender!

Drop off your clothes between 10am and 5pm, Monday through Friday, at AMUC 132 (Office of LGBT Life)

Now to November 21st

Take the 2022 U.S. Trans Survey!

The 2022 U.S. Trans Survey is open for responses! The U.S. Trans Survey is the largest survey of trans people in the US, and takes place every 7 or so years. It is run by the National Center for Transgender Equality.

The last iteration of the U.S. Trans Survey happened in 2015 and gathered 28,000 responses, and has been the basis for a TON of subsequent research and statistics on trans people in the US. If you've read an academic article on transgender people, odds are it cites data from the U.S. Trans Survey. If you've read a newspaper article, odds are it has data in it that connects back to the U.S. Trans Survey in some way.
  • The survey is open to people of all trans identities (binary and nonbinary), ages 16 and older, living in the United States and U.S. territories, regardless of citizenship status.
  • The U.S. Trans Survey is an anonymous survey. Your response will be kept confidential and will not be used to identify you.
  • The time required to take the survey may vary, but make sure to set aside at least 60 minutes to take the survey.
  • The survey will be available in both English and Spanish.
  • Please let your trans friends and siblings know about the survey too!
Take the survey here:!
Queer Community Groups

Check out our Queer Community Groups!

Our Queer Community Groups are weekly, hour long, student led groups at the intersections of various identities. This year attendees can expect to participate in thoughtful and fruitful conversation, visit local attractions, attend programs together, enjoy dinners, and more!

* Queer and Asian has moved to WEDNESDAYS, 7PM *

* Queer women is rescheduled to WEDNESDAYS, 6:45PM the week of Nov. 14 *

Queer Grads – Mondays at 5pm
Yemko Pryor & Haley Rosso
Welcomes LGBTQ+ Graduate students from all of Emory's schools to form a community around the full spectrum of queer identities and queer life.

Queer Women – Mondays at 6:15pm
Katie Stachowicz
Open to people who identify as queer women, including but not limited to lesbian, bisezual, and transgender Emory community members.

Queer, Trans, & Latinx – Mondays at 7pm
Paul Cruz Jr. and Ruby Rodriguez
Open to all people of Latinx/Hispanic heritage that identify as LGBTQ+ or questioning.

Queer and Asian – Tuesdays at 6:15pm
Trisha Sengupta & Advik Bharadwa
Provides opportunities for students to celebrate the intersections of sexual identity, gender identity, and Asian heritage and culture.

Queer Men – Wednesdays at 5pm
Sean Chen
Open to people who identify as queer men to engage in conversation and support.

Bi/Pandemonium – Thursdays at 4:30pm
Lynda Bradley & Marissa Duckett
Open to people who identify as bisexual, pansexual, or exploring the intersections of their identities.

Blackout – Thursdays at 6pm
Tre' Davis III
Open to people who identify as Black and LGBTQ or questioning to explore the intersections of their identities.

Trans-forming Gender – Fridays at 5pm
Miles Sterling
Open to people who identify as genderqueer, transgender, trans, gender non-conforming, intersex, or gender questioning.
Emory Helpline: 404.727.4357 (HELP).
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Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries should be directed to the Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).

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