Accomodating smokers on campuses
In college, they’re often in an environment where there’s more freedom to do so.
College is also a time when people explore their identities in general—religious, racial, ethnic and sexual.
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I tried, and I’m just not going to,” or “I wasn’t brought up this way. The ideal situation is basically single rooms with a lock, whether that’s in a larger suite or something else.
It’s not grammatically correct.” They must take a very careful look at all nondiscrimination policies and procedures. But there need to be options for people who maybe don’t feel comfortable sharing a room for whatever reason.
Abbie Goldberg, a professor of psychology at Clark University in Massachusetts, studied 507 trans and gender-nonconforming students across the U. to see how they are treated and perceived on campus.
“Even when university-sanctioned LGBTQ resource centers or support groups are present, this doesn’t mean that university students, faculty and staff are uniformly affirming and inclusive of trans students,” Goldberg says.
Then there are more binary notions of gender, such as male-to-female, female-to-male. Our notions of gender are more fluid and complicated than we would like to believe. I’ve seen students who come out during high school and then continue that in college, but there’s definitely a large number of students who knew in high school that something was different, but really never felt the freedom to explore their gender.If your health insurance package at college doesn’t cover hormone treatment, you pay for that out of pocket, which can be very expensive.It’s no small thing to come up with an extra 0 per month to get your hormone treatment if you’re already struggling to pay for books. It is a huge deal, and you’d be surprised by how many faculty push back on this. People constantly write my name as A-B-B-Y, and I find that annoying, especially when I consistently sign emails with an I-E.When they do, it’s often because of issues related to their gender—either transitioning itself or not getting the support that they need at college.I’ve heard of some students who did not identify as trans before college, so they hadn’t chosen their college based on whether it would be a friendly place to transition.
Looking at paperwork, there are easy things that you can do to include options other than male and female on applications, for example. When a trans student walks on campus, is it going to be easy for them to find a restroom that they can use?