Trans 101

What is Trans 101

Trans 101 is the LGBTQIA Resource Center's introductory education program designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to support transgender, gender non-conforming, and gender questioning individuals at Georgia Tech.

Trainings last 2.5 hours and cover trans-inclusive language and practices, challenges facing trans people at Tech and nationally, and resources for supporting trans communities on campus.

Trainings are open to students, faculty, and staff.

Register for Trans 101!

Spring Registration

Spring 2023

February 

Thursday, February 9| 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (In-person)

March 

Wednesday, March 8| 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (In-person)

Accessibility

Event Space

The in-person training will take place in the John Lewis Student Center. There is visitor parking (including accessible spaces) and a Trolley/Stinger stop right outside the venue. There is an accessible entrance to the first floor. All trainings take place on the second or third floor and there are elevators going to each level. The training rooms are wheelchair-accessible, but please indicate on your registration if you use a wheelchair or other mobility aid so that we can arrange the room accordingly. For most of the training, participants will be seated at tables in chairs that have arms. The closest gender-inclusive restroom is next door in the Smithgall Student Services building. For more inquiries about access and accommodation, please contact Tegra Myanna.

Training Materials

The training is delivered using PowerPoint slides with minimal text. Some handouts are printed in 14pt font and others in 12pt. Please notify us if you require large-print electronic handouts or a digital copy of the slide deck in advance.

Activities/Movement

The training consists of multiple discussions, breakout rooms and a few activities. No activity will require movement to engage with. We can modify any aspect of the training with advance notice. 

Remote Programming

Accessibility Information will be updated in case of remote programming.

What Will I Learn in this Training?

As a result of completing Trans 101 training, participants will be able to:

  • Differentiate the terms transgender, cisgender, gender identity, gender expression, assigned sex, and transition
  • Define terminology related to transgender identities, including trans man, trans woman, non-binary, genderqueer, and agender
  • Identify and implement respectful trans-inclusive practices and behaviors pertinent to their role on campus
  • Describe their own gender identity, and situate it within systems of privilege
  • Describe two barriers that transgender people face at Georgia Tech