ALL SIDES OF THE RAINBOW Working with Gender Variant Students { Tristen Shay Liberal Arts Advisor, Oregon State University McKenzie Huber Sociology Advisor, Oregon State University NACADA.

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ALL SIDES OF THE RAINBOW

Working with Gender Variant Students {

Tristen Shay

Liberal Arts Advisor, Oregon State University

McKenzie Huber

Sociology Advisor, Oregon State University NACADA Region 8

Overview

• • • Introduction   Definitions Examples    Barriers to Education Housing Resources Systems Suggestions, advocating, recommendations

Introduction to Speakers

 Tristen Shay  Gender Queer, intersex  McKenzie Huber  Cis-gendered, heterosexual

LGBT*QQIAAPPOD2S…

Definitions

 Sex vs. Gender  Transgender    FtM MtF Non-Binary Trans*    Gender Fluid Gender Queer Gender Creative  Two Spirited

VIDEO: Things you’ve always wanted to ask…

Examples

 Addison  Tyson

Barriers to Education

 Poor primary and secondary school resources and support  Housing  Bathrooms  Name changes and preferred names  Do our systems allow for a students preferred name to appear rather than a birth name?  If no, how do you as an advisor capture and save that information? If yes, what were the steps your institution went through to make this change?

Barriers to Education Cont.

    Resources and referrals Maturity and social isolation Family and peer support Orientation and relationships

Suggestions, Advocating, Recommendations

 Housing  Halsell and 6 th Floor Wilson Hall ASJC  Education to UHDS staff/student staff  Marketing and advertising of resources and services to students

Bathrooms

  Maps Adding to family bathroom signs

Campus Support and Advocacy  Trans* Advocacy  Preferred names in administrative records  Social groups for TGV

Resources

     http://www.glsen.org/sites/default/files/GLSEN%202013%20Oregon%20State%20Snapshot.pdf

http://www.firstpeople.us/articles/the-two-spirit-people-of-indigenous-north-americans.html

http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2015/03/05/388464316/transgender-students-learn-to navigate-school halls?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprne ws&utm_content=20150305 http://www.glsen.org/sites/default/files/Trans%20Student%20KYR.pdf

https://www.pinterest.com/oregontrans/osu-specific-resources/