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For Employees, By Employees.

Each year, LCC participates in Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility of transgender and gender-nonconforming people as well as address the issues the community faces. You're invited to learn, celebrate, and support the community! 

Transgender Awareness Week is a one-week celebration leading up to Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) on November 20th each year, which memorializes victims of transphobic violence. 

Join us all week long for our virtual events! 
Events are open to all students, faculty, staff and the community.

Tuesday, November 17th
Virtual Film & Discussion
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Get your popcorn and join us on Zoom for a live film and discussion session! We will watch the movie together and have an opportunity to not only see each other but also discuss it live through the chat. After the movie, we will discuss our main takeaways and reactions. 

About the Movie:  
This 2017 award-winning documentary tells the transformative story of Matt, a bodybuilder, world-record power-lifter, cancer survivor, father of three teenage sons, and former U.S. Marine, as he transitions into a woman, now known as Janae.  “Transformer” beautifully captures the process of Janae crafting her own sense of femininity, unique to who she was and who she continues to be. Winner of an Audience Award at the Hot Docs International Documentary Festival and a Feature Documentary Award at the Austin Film Festival. Filmmaker: Michael Del Monte. Features: Janae Marie Kroczaleski.

RSVP to: prism@lcc.edu  A Zoom link to join will be sent to those who RSVP.


Wednesday, November 18th
Trans Trivia with Sarah & Kaila
11:30 am-12:00 pm & 3:00 pm-3:30 pm
 

Put your thinking cap on and test your knowledge in Trans Trivia! Join us for a chance to win cool prizes and use this opportunity to learn more about the trans community while also having fun. The event will take place on Zoom and an RSVP is required.  

RSVP to: prism@lcc.edu


Thursday, November 19th
LCC Community Discussion: Hot Topics in the Transmosphere
4:00-5:00 pm
Join us online for an engaging discussion on a variety of hot topics and issues related to the Trans community like healthcare, civil rights, safety, economics and more. There will also be time for questions live.  
 
The discussion will feature a variety of different voices from the Trans community and will be hosted by Layne Ingram, LCC special projects coordinator.
RSVP to:  prism@lcc.edu   A Zoom link to join discussion will be sent ahead of time to those who RSVP. 

Friday, November 20th
Transgender Day of Remembrance 
Time: 11:20 am 
Join us at 11:20 am from wherever you are as we commemorate and honor all of the transgender people who have been lost to violence over the past year. Take a moment with us to say a thought, take a moment of silence, say a prayer, do  whatever aligns with you so that we may never forget. 

All Week Long for Trans Awareness Week: 

Participation = Prizes! We want to see you this week at Trans Awareness Week events so, if you participate in a virtual event, we’ll send you a cool prize! 
 

Check out LCC's Transgender Awareness Week Website for more information!

Prism Book Club Discussion Group -- Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

The Prism book selection this semester is Gender Queer by Maia Kobabe, a 2020 Stonewall Award Honor Book. Annescia Dillard is leading the Book Club discussion. We will discuss the book via WebEx on Wednesday, November 11th at 7:00 p.m. You can participate in the discussion if you haven't read the book. RSVP by Monday November 9th to prism@lcc.edu.

The book is available online via Hoopla at Capital Area District Libraries and East Lansing Public Library.

Upcoming Events & Activities

  • Prism Book Club Discussion on Gender Queer - Nov. 11th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Virtual Film & Discussion on the movie: Transformer by Michael DelMonte - Nov. 17th at 11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. 
  • Trans Trivia with Sarah & Kaila - Nov. 18, 2020 Times: 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m & 3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. -
  • LCC Community Discussion: Hot Topics in the Transmosphere -  Nov. 19, 2020 4:00 p.m.-5 p.m.
  • Transgender Day of Remembrance - Nov. 20, 2020 at 11:20 a.m.
Check out the Prism Playlist on Spotify! Want to add your favorite tunes? Click here to send us a note and we'll add them! Click the button to listen now. 

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