Trans 101

Trans 101




Fall 2020 Training Dates


Tuesday October 6, 2:00pm-4:30pm
Wednesday November 4, 9:30am-12:00pm


Please read the following important information about Trans 101 before registering.


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.


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



When are trainings held? 

In Fall 2020, trainings will take place at the following times:

  • Tuesday, October 6, 2pm-4:30pm
  • Wednesday, November 4, 9:30am-12pm


How can I register for Trans 101?

Spaces in trainings are very limited. Please only register for a training if you are committed to attending. If your plans change and you can no longer attend, please let us know as early as possible so that we can open your spot up to someone else. No-shows and late cancelations prevent someone else from taking your place.

If you know you can attend one of the dates and times listed above, click the registration button to sign up!


Accessibility Information -- these will be updated relating to remote programming shortly.

Event Space: All trainings take place in the Student Center. There is visitor parking (including disabled spaces) and a Trolley/Stinger stop right outside the venue. There is an accessible entrance to the first floor by the Campanile/Tech Rec and an accessible entrance on the second floor next to Parking Area 2/Under the Couch. 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 no arms. The closest gender-inclusive restroom is next door in Smithgall Student Services.

Training Materials: The training is delivered using Powerpoint slides with minimal text. Activity materials are printed in 16pt font. Each participant receives handouts to take away at the end. Please notify us if you require large print or digital copies of the handouts or a copy of the slide deck in advance.

Activities/Movement: For the Day in the Life activity, participants are asked to move across a room as certain statements are read aloud. For the Red Flag/Green Flag activity, participants will read terms on cards and work with a partner to place them on either a red flag or a green flag. (The colored flags are labeled with the words 'Red' and 'Green.') We can modify any of these activities with advance notice.