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Event recap, BODILY: Neither Here nor There with J.R. Latham

by Noni Carter, 2018-19 IRWGS Graduate Fellow At an IRWGS BODILY lecture in October, Australian scholar of science and technology studies, feminist theory, and literary studies J.R. Latham presented on the topic: Neither here nor there: testosterone’s absence and the politics of transgender medicine. Latham’s research explores the types of issues transgender people face when seeking treatment from traditional medicine to assist in hormonal transitions. In his talk, Latham opened with a brief discussion on the ways in which medical access in general differs between “transwomen, transmen taking testosterone and those people designated female at birth who do not identify
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Trans Awareness Month: Resources and Events

Trans Awareness Month: Resources and Events November 2018 Resources on Campus Visit the Trans @ Columbia page to find information about specific policies on campus as well as a list of resources This Pamphlet provides information about LGBTQ Resources on campus Gay Health Advocacy Project (GHAP) at Columbia Health provides services and support to the LGBTQ community on campus Alice! Health Promotion fosters a culture that values and supports the health of students across genders, gender expression, and sexual orientation. LGBTQ Family Tree:  cmi@columbia.edu A branch of the Columbia Mentoring Initiative where students can find a peer mentor or serve
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Out and About: Afro-Brazilian and LGBTQ Intersections in New York

Out and About A Blog Dedicated to Queer and Feminist Happenings in and around New York City IRWGS students, staff and faculty offer a new blog series, Out and About, in which we write about events, performances, shows and lectures that we know will be of interest to our many communities on campus. This series will consist of reviews, recommendations and summaries of just a few of the many things to do in New York City. If you would like to propose a blog post along these lines or submit a review or recommendation, please contact Blog Editor/IRWGS Grad Fellow
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IRWGS 2018 Essay Prize Winners

Congratulations to Edward Alexander Crouse (CC ’18 and History major), winner of the 23rd annual IRWGS Women’s and Gender Studies Award for “Sylvia on Trial: Sedition, Censorship and Civil Liberties in 1921,” Sadie Yudkin (BC ’18 and Ethnomusicology major), winner of the 11th annual IRWGS Queer Studies Award for “The Future is Here, It’s Queer: Contemporary New York City Music Scenes as Queer Theory in Practice and Praxis,” and Clara Beccaro (CC’ 19 and Women and Gender Studies major) winner of the 1st annual Feminist to the Core Essay Award for “(M)adam and (St)eve: Queer Theory in Paradise Lost”. We interviewed the
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