November 14-20 is Trans* Awareness Week, and CSUMB will be hosting several events. The CSUMB Library offers the following suggestions for related reading. For additional information on trans* topics, please visit the library website or ask a librarian.
A Talk with Blossom Brown, November 15, 2016
5-7 p.m., Black Box Cabaret
A motivational speaker and transgender woman of color, Blossom Brown has been featured on several television shows.
Shultz, J. (2015). Trans/portraits: Voices from Transgender Communities. Hanover, New Hampshire: Dartmouth College Press.
Beemyn, G., & Rankin, S. (2011). The Lives of Transgender People. New York: Columbia University Press.
Trans Day of Remembrance Vigil, November 16, 2016
7:30 p.m., Main Quad
Honor the memory of the lives lost to anti-trans violence.
Gerstenfeld, P. (2004). Hate Crimes: Causes, Controls, and Controversies. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
Erickson-Schroth, L. (2014). Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource for the Transgender Community. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
The Danish Girl, November 18, 2016
6:00 p.m., Student Center, Rm. 120
A 2015 romantic drama, this film was inspired by one of the first people to have sex change surgery.