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Being 'Other' In America Today

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
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This event will feature speakers including Dr. Rose-Marie Aikas, assistant professor of Criminal Justice at Queensborough, who will discuss the prison population today and issues of legal justice in America; Ms. Jessica Rogers, a lecturer in the English department at Queensborough who is knowledgable about New York's controversial "stop-and-frisk" policy; Mr. Jordan Schneider, a lecturer in the English department at Queensborough who will discuss the risks associated with being a "truth teller" today; New York City Councilman Daniel Dromm, who will speak on behalf of the challenges facing the LGBTQ community; and Dr. Genny Beemyn , director of The Stonewall Center at the University of Massachusettes at Amherst, who has published and spoken extensively on the experiences and needs of trans people, particularly gender-nonconforming students.

Website: http://www.qcc.cuny.edu/khrca/