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Mission Statement

The mission of the Transgender Task Force is to educate Chico State and the surrounding community about gender diversity and to make Chico State and Chico a more transgender-inclusive community.

CSU Policy on Non Discrimination

California State University, Chico establishes this policy in recognition of its educational mission, its social concerns, its responsibility for the personal development of individuals, and its concern for the rights of individuals.
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Upcoming Events

TTF Meetings

April 1, April 15, April 29, May 13
11-12 noon. Student Services Center
*Call Lana McKnight at 898-6345 for room number.

Trans* Week 2015 is an outgrowth of International Transgender Day of Visibility which celebrates trans* people around the globe, brings attention to their accomplishments, and raises trans* awareness and inclusivity. We in Chico have created an entire week+ of events to educate, celebrate, honor and bring more awareness to trans* people and proactively make sure they are included in all aspects of our community.

Trans*Week events include:

March 19 through April 4
1078 Gallery: Trans* ART Show

6-9pm Thursday March 19
Opening Reception @ 1078 Gallery

Tuesday March 24
6pm @ CSU Chico UHUB: Movie

Thursday March 26
5:30pm @ AYRS 106 on CSUC Campus: Office of Diversity will show "Trans" the movie.
6-8:30pm @ Enloe Conference Center: Training for Working with Transgender* Clients for medical professionals.
Pre-registration click here

Friday March 27
9am-4pm @ Enloe Conference Center: Training for Working with Transgender* Clients for mental health, medical, social work, health care professionals, educators, and other service providers.
Pre-registration click here

Saturday March 28
10am-Noon @ Stonewall: Q&A for parents of trans* youth.
1-5pm @ CSUC BMU Auditorium: GSEC 2nd Annual Trans* Conference

Sunday March 29
1-4pm @ 1078 Gallery: Trans* Community Brunch and Celebration

Monday March 30
12:30pm-1:45pm @ CCC Butte College Main Campus: Celebrating TRANSgender* Lives will provide a brief overview of words to use, how to be an ally, and a panel discussion.

March 31 is International Transgender* Day of Visibility - which will be celebrated wherever you are.

Additional information:

Transgender Stonewall
Visit us on Facebook
Stonewall Alliance Center Website

Transgender Task Force CSU Chico
TTF Website

The Gender and Sexuality Equity Center
Bell Memorial Union 005

View this powerful performance: The Transgender Experience in Fierce Performance "HIR" Poem

Transgender Resources

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Transgender News

President Obama signs hate crimes bill into law

The State of Transgender California Report

Transgender Gallery of Photos

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A Day of Awareness & Celebration

TransAction! (This is a day in February for education and celebration of transgender and gender non-conforming people and experiences, and to advocate for inclusive schools for all regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.)

Gender Terms

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Words that are TRANSPHOBIC and WHY
Words that HURT and WHY
Words that are BIPHOBIC and WHY

Safe Bathrooms

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Administrative Contact

Lana McKnight, Ph.D. Email
Counseling and Wellness Center