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Transgender Advocacy Month Events

Transgender Safe Zone Trainings

Wednesday, November 7th, Noon
LGBTQ+ Center
Register at Safe Zone 

Monday, November  12th
Potomac State College, 1:00 p.m., Science Hall, Room 220

Monday, November  26th 
WVU Parkersburg, WVUP College Theater
  • 12:15 – 1:00 p.m. 
  • 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.  
Wednesday, November , 28th
 WVU Tech, Noon – 1:30 p.m., 314 Robert F. Byrd Learning Resource Center 


Request a training for your Department or group:
  • lgbtq@mail.wvu.edu or (304) 293-9593

Teach-In on
Anti-Semitism and Cultural Bias

Wednesday, November 7th, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., White Hall, Room B-51

Organized by Eberly faculty

Promote gender-inclusive University forms

Check your units’ forms for gender-inclusion:

  • trans 
  • non-binary 
  • intersex should be included, unnecessary requests for gender can be removed.

WVU’s campus All-Gender restrooms

Restrooms are listed on the national app  Refuge Restrooms, to make finding a safe restroom easier for trans, intersex, and non-binary people (also see lgbtq.wvu.edu for a list)

Trans Day of Remembrance

Thursday, Nov. 15th, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Woodburn Circle – EVERYONE WELCOME!

  • Candlelight vigil and name reading ceremony for the trans people killed this year from trans-phobic violence.
  • Join us for Friendsgiving beforehand at 5:00 pm in the LGBTQ+ Center!

The LGBTQ+ Center proudly presents a series of documentaries about Transgender Lives:

Monday, November 5,  2:30 p.m.  
TRINIDAD: Transgender Frontier 
Colorado’s transformation from Wild West outpost to “sex-change capital of the world." 

Wednesday, November 7, Noon 
Becoming Johanna
She did whatever was necessary to be true to herself and thrive.

Friday, November 9, 2:00 p.m. 
Lady Valor: The Kristin Beck Story    
A former U.S. Navy SEAL lives her life truthfully as a transgender woman.

Monday, November 9, 3:00 p.m.
No Dumb Questions
Uncle Bill is becoming a woman in this funny and touching exploration of gender and sexuality through the eyes of 6, 9 and 11 year old sisters.

Tuesday, November 13, 10:30 a.m. 
Tales of the Waria
Four transgender women search for love and intimacy in Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim country.

Thursday, November 15, Noon
Out Run
Make politics fierce.

Monday, November 26, 2:00 p.m.
Prodigal Sons
An extraordinary family reveals a surprisingly universal story about identity, gender, adoption, & mental illness.

Wednesday, November 28, Noon
The Year We Thought About Love
A diverse theater troupe of LGBTQ youth creates a play about love.