Transgender author, advocate urges Clark community to 'be loving first'

Friday, April 12, 2013

Read the Worcester Telegram
story about Boylan's lecture.

Jennifer Finney Boylan, author and transgender advocate, spoke at Clark on Thursday, April 11 about her experiences and transgender issues.

Boylan is co-chair of the English department at Colby College, where she was voted Professor of the Year in 2000. She is a nationally known advocate for civil rights as well as a member of the Board of Directors of GLAAD, and serves on the Board of Trustees of the Kinsey Institute for Research on Sex, Gender, and Reproduction.

The event, sponsored by the Office of Intercultural Affairs, was part of the Higgins School of Humanities’ Spring Dialogue symposium, What's the Difference? Thoughts on Diversity and Inclusion The following departments/groups on campus also provided generous support for this event: The Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise, Residential Life and Housing, the Offices of the Dean of Students and Dean of the College, the History Department, the Political Science Department, Communication and Culture, and Choices.

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