HHS Diversity and Inclusion Committee

School of Health and Human Sciences

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Lecture, Documentary, and Film Series

Quarterly links to lectures, documentaries, and film on selected topics available for viewing at your leisure

cropped-uncgforgoodimages-1.jpgMay – July 2016: Building Inclusive Community Documentary Series: Growing up Trans*

  • Tom Girls (2009). This American Life, National Public Radio. They’re both 8 years old. And they were both born boys, although it became clear pretty early on that they’d prefer to be girls. (18 minutes)
  • Red without Blue (2007). The intimate bond between two identical twin brothers is challenged when one decides to transition from male to female; this is the story of their evolving relationship, and the resurrection of their family from a darker past, Directors: Brooke Sebold, Benita Sills. (1 hour 14 minutes)
  • Growing Up Trans  In Growing Up Trans, FRONTLINE takes viewers on an intimate and eye-opening journey inside the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their families. (1 hour 24 minutes)
  • Fostering Resilient Transgender Youth  (2016). Undergraduate student presentation for HDF 445: Contemporary Family Research and Theory which features a evidenced-based and theory-grounded proposal for a summer camp for transgender youth to promote resilience and positive youth development. Presenters:Rhonda Brown, Brianna Lacewell, Ryan Seufer, and Morgan Whisnant (13 minutes).

January-April 2016: Lecture Series on Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education and the Workplace: A Value-Added Perspective