Past Features

March 23, 2009 (Vol. 9, No. 5)

Film and Panel to Discuss LGBT Student Needs

Screen Shot of Envisioning Justice: The Journey of a Transgendered Woman
Envisioning Justice: The Journey of a Transgendered Woman
The Division of Education and the Women's Studies Program will present the film "Envisioning Justice: The Journey of a Transgendered Woman," followed by a panel discussion, on Thursday, March 26 from 7-9 p.m. in Carman Hall, Room B-39.

The panel will discuss what teachers, school counselors, and building leaders can do to affirm lesbian, bisexual, gay, and transgendered students in K-12 settings. Members of the panel will include Dr. Pauline Park, chair of the New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy; Professor Larry Tung, filmmaker at Kean University; Lehman Counselor Education/School Counseling Professors Stuart Chen-Hayes and Tamisha Bouknight; Lehman Middle and High School Education Professor David Fletcher; and Theresa Wyre-Jackson, assistant principal at the High School for Writing and Communication in the Bronx.

For more information, contact the Division of Education at 718-960-8761 or the Women's Studies Program at 718-960-1160.