Clark University’s Associate Director of Gender and Sexuality, E. Tejada III, talks with us about their work supporting trans and gender-diverse students in higher ed. Tejada recently joined Clark’s Office of Identity, Student Engagement, and Access (ISEA) and has begun creating new systems of support to help students safely explore their identities and sexualities. “Our queer and trans stories don’t all center around trauma. They can be rooted in joy and resilience and perseverance,” Tejada says.
October is LGBTQIA+ history month. Check Clark’s LGBTQIA+ resources site for special programing, links to affinity groups, related courses, and more.