Trans* Awareness Week 2016

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.

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Shultz, J. (2015). Trans/portraits: Voices from Transgender Communities. Hanover, New Hampshire: Dartmouth College Press.

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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.

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Gerstenfeld, P. (2004). Hate Crimes: Causes, Controls, and Controversies. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

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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.

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Phillips, J. (2006). Transgender on Screen. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

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Bono, C. , & Fitzpatrick, B. (2011). Transition: The Story of How I Became a Man. New York: Dutton.