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Resources for Transgender, Genderqueer, and Non-Binary Students
LGBTQIA+ Housing On Campus
While cisgender and gender non-conforming students may face different challenges and uncertainties when deciding to study abroad, there are also many benefits and opportunities all students may enjoy. It is important to research the culture of the country you are headed to in order to better prepare and adjust to any cultural differences. Make sure you utilize the advice of people who have been to your country before, they are great resources to learn more about what to expect or how to not stand out with the locals. Studying abroad can be a great time to learn about gender identity across the world and forge connections and alliances across cultural barriers.
New Trans-Inclusive Housing Option Introduced at UCSC
Whatever your interest, whether social or activist, whether regarding ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation, you will most likely find groups you enjoy. If you do not find what you are looking for, it is easy to begin your own group! Just come in and begin a conversation with the center staff. Come and play a wide variety of games, like Dominion, Magic the Gathering, and Super Smash Bros, with your geeky peers. Come geek out and get your game on.
SANTA CRUZ — UC Santa Cruz students who identify as transgender, gender-fluid or nonconforming and their allies have a new housing option on their applications for the fall — a safe and welcoming on-campus home in a supportive community. The new trans-inclusive housing option is the result of student activism that informed ongoing administrative discussions about how to better serve the trans community. The task force made recommendations in June of for the establishment of two new trans-inclusive housing communities in fall quarter Jamie, a double major in Community Studies and Feminist Studies, identifies as gender-fluid, nonconforming, nonbinary or genderqueer.