Jody Randall, assistant director for the Office of LGBTQIA, said the week will be
marked with different events to celebrate and raise awareness for the transgender
and non-cisgender communities.
“We are fortunate to have noted advocate and educator, Ryan Sallans, with us for part
of the week,” Randall said. “He will share his transition experience and takeaways
learned from years consulting with students, faculty and staff in higher education
and beyond pertaining to identity and inclusion.”
Events throughout the week include:
Informational Tabling by the Tech GSA: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday (Nov. 13), Wednesday (Nov. 15) and Friday (Nov. 17); Student
Union Building (SUB) West Plaza, between the SUB and the library
“It’s Not Easy: A Day in the Life of the Transgender Community”: 3-7 p.m. Monday (Nov. 13); Ballroom, SUB; Hosted by GSA.
Queer Reels, Reals Topics Film Series: “Boy Meets Girl”: 7 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 14); Lubbock Room, SUB
“FTM: Scouting the Unknown”: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 15); Red Raider Lounge, SUB; Presentation by featured
guest Ryan Sallans.
“Development Training: Stepping Toward a Trans-Inclusive Campus”: 9 a.m. Thursday (Nov. 16); Conference Room 206, SUB; Presentation by featured guest
“True Sex: The Lives of Trans Men at the Turn of the 20th Century”: Noon Thursday (Nov. 16); Traditions Room, SUB; Lecture and book signing by Emily
Vigil and Celebration of Life Program: 8 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 16); Kent Hance Chapel
Tabling and Transgender Day of Remembrance Ribbon Distribution: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday (Nov. 20); SUB West Plaza, between the SUB and the library;
Hosted by GSA.
The Center for Campus Life offers programs and services that enrich the Red Raider experience by focusing on
student transitions, the university and campus traditions, establishing positive relationships
with students and families, and maintaining collaborative partnerships.
Services related to the following areas are offered: