Open Forum on Gender-Neutral Bathrooms and Trans* Activism – Facilitated by WesDEF, Cohosted by Wesleying – Tuesday, 11/5

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BZOD UPDATE, 11/5/13, 4:09 PM: We’ve officially moved this across the hall from 41 Wyllys Room 115 to 41 Wyllys Room 112 due to space concerns.

On Tuesday, November 5 at 7:00 PM in 41 Wyllys Room 112, WesDEF (Wesleyan Diversity Education Facilitators), Wesleying, Open House, and QueerWes, will be hosting an an open forum to discuss people’s thoughts, concerns, and opinions about the recent trans* activism on campus – including, but not limited to the gender-neutralizing of bathrooms. The forum will be facilitated by WesDEF and will include vegan snacks.

Wesleying will be doing a liveblog of the discussion (which will, of course, not log names of anyone speaking). Anyone who has opinions about gender-neutral bathrooms or trans* activism, or wants to better understand trans* issues, should attend. We’d love to have as many sides as possible represented in the discussion. 

For those who want to know more what it means to be trans* or want to understand the terms used, check out TransWhat. For those who want to know why we’re holding this discussion in the first place, read my post from a few weeks ago, “All Gender Bathrooms Now” – Pissed Off Trans* People on the DIY Gender-Neutralizing of Wesleyan’s Bathrooms, or any one of the posts that are going to come up in the next day or so.

Date: Tuesday, November 5
Time: 7:00 PM
Place: 41 Wyllys Room 112
Facebook?: Yep!
Food: Snacks, and they’ll be vegan

4 thoughts on “Open Forum on Gender-Neutral Bathrooms and Trans* Activism – Facilitated by WesDEF, Cohosted by Wesleying – Tuesday, 11/5

    1. Jonathan Taylor

      Thanks for that note. Now that I look at the picture, it’s apparent that the plastic frame was broken rather than removed.

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