Linking Human Rights and Human Dignity with the Transgender, Gender Variant & Intersex Justice Project: A workshop with Miss Major
Session is conducted in English. Session begins with a short slide presentation demonstrating the diversity of the transgender community and an introduction by Miss Major to the prison industrial complex as it relates to transgender individuals, followed by a short film screening featuring interviews with transgender people who have experienced the prison system. After the screening, Miss Major answers audience questions that relate to providing resources to incarcerated transgender people that would enable them to access medical and emotional support as well as engaging in activism to facilitate the recognition of transgender rights as human rights.
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Center for Women's and Gender Studies, University of Texas at AustinRole: Creator
Miss Major Role: Speaker
Matt RichardsonRole: Moderator
Kathryn DarnallRole: Writer of accompanying material
T-Kay SangwandRole: Writer of accompanying material
Type of Resource:
transgender human rights
united states prison system
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