CCPD Resources - Various Online Sources

CCPD Resources

Various Online Sources

  • Ask Me: What LGBTQ Students Want Their Professors to Know - A video from the Chronicle of Higher Education in which LGBTQ students directly address what they want, need, and expect from their college professors to help them thrive in an environment that often presents them with an array of extra challenges, especially around safety.
  • National Association of Multicultural Education’s Resources - A collection of educational and social justice resources compiled by the National Association of Multicultural Education (NAME).
  • Gender Spectrum - A collection of resources focused on gender-related education and information focused on creating safe, inclusive environments for people of all gender expressions. While the website is focused largely on the K-12 environment, many of the resources can also be useful in higher education.
  • GLADD - GLADD’s website centers on helping those in the GLTBQ community gain widespread acceptance through a focus on and the use of news, entertainment, and digital media.
  • LGBT Resource Center Gender Pronouns - A resource from the University of Milwaukee's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center designed to provide information about the complex and ever-evolving use of gender pronouns.
  • Consortium of Higher Ed GLBTQ Resource Professionals - The official website for The Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals, which is “a member-based organization working towards the liberation of LGBTQ people in higher education.”
  • A Comprehensive Guide to Facebook’s New Options for Gender Identity Trevor Space” - An article from Time Magazine outlining Facebook’s move toward being gender inclusive by offering a wide range of possible gender identities. Includes definitions of many of these identities.
  • Gender Diversity - Official website for Gender Diversity, who “increases the awareness and understanding of the wide range of gender diversity in children, adolescents, and adults by providing family support, building community, increasing societal awareness, and improving the well-being for people of all gender identities and expressions.”
  • Berkeley’s Gender Equity Terminology Dictionary - A glossary from UC Berkeley’s Division of Equity and Inclusion for a wide range of vocabulary related to gender equity.
  • Lee Jeffries’ “Lost Angels” Photo Collection - A collection of photographs of homeless individuals taken by photographer Lee Jeffries.
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Atlantic Index - A collection of the pieces that author and cultural critic Ta-Nehisi Coates has composed as a national correspondent for the Atlantic Monthly.
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration” - Coates’ piece reflects on the U.S. criminal justice system and mass incarceration’s effect on Black American communities in light of the 50 year anniversary of Patrick Moynihan’s report “The Negro Family,” which had deep implications in the development of mass incarceration.
  • Marian Wright Edelman Index - Links to a variety of stories and blogs written by Edelman, president of the Child’s Defense Fund, which focus on a variety of issues related to equity in education.
  • Teaching Tolerance - Official website for Teaching Tolerance, and organization that supports educators in offering equitable educational experience by providing a wide range of free resources for the classroom.
  • Sonita Alizadeh’s “Brides For Sale” - Information about and the link to the official music video for Afghan artist Sonita Alizadeha’s song “Brides For Sale,” which speaks out against the practice of young girls being sold against their will into marriage.
  • Pittsburgh Queer History Project Online Catalog - Oral history and media archive that focuses on the GLTBQ nightlife of Pittsburgh from the 1960s-1990s.
  • H. Sami Alim Talk on Articulate While Black - Keynote given by H. Samil Alim about the phenomenon of “articulate while black,” focusing on the book of the same name he co-authored with Geneva Smitherman.
  • Krista Tippett’s On Being Podcast Archive - Provides access to the full library of On Being episodes. On Being is a podcast facilitated by Krista Tippett that focuses on the central questions: What does is mean to be human? How do we want to live? The archive includes interviews/conversations with a wide array of individuals that collectively help us see the rich tapestry of diversity in human life and the consequential need for an inclusive society.
  • “‘We’re All Just Different!’: How Intersectionality is Being Colonized by White People” blog post by Jamie Utt - A powerful blog post that examines the way in which the concept of intersectionality is often misappropriated, sometimes unintentionally, through using the term in a vague ways that eliminate engagement with oppression and instead focus only on understanding differences without considering the impact of these differences on lived experiences.
  • Tom Ashbrook’s On Point episode “Bruce Jenner and Transgender Issues in America” - Includes audio for this On Point episode as well as links to additional information/resources relevant to the experience of being transgender in the U.S.
  • “I’m From Driftwood” YouTube Channel - An online respository of stories from LBTQ individuals which aims to “promote understanding, acceptance, belonging, and empathy.”
  • “Madaya Mom” - A graphic novel that depicts the true story of a mother and her family who have been trapped in the Syrian town of Madaya for more than a year.
  • Minus 18 “Gender Neutral Pronouns” - A video produced, edited and performed by transgender youth who chart the impact that gender-neutral pronouns have on their lives.
  • Gender Identity Toolkit - Created by the USC Rossier School of Education, and designed to help educators and students create and develop inclusive spaces for transgender and gender no-conforming students.   
  • "Legal Protections for Transgender, Nonbinary and Gender-Nonconforming Employees: What You Need to Know" - published by Business.com. The resource provides guidelines on inclusive work cultures. Discriminatory practices in the workplace are explained to help raise awareness of employment discrimination for the LGBT+ community. Also detailed are local and state legal protections to prohibit anti-transgender bias in the workplace and what employers can do to become an ally and foster an inclusive workplace.