Melody Yang ’21 and a freshman international student led the first-ever meeting organized by Stanford Students for Queer Liberation.
The Who’s Teaching Us held several actions during admit weekend.
Approximately 100 students, staff and other members of the Stanford community gathered in White Plaza on Friday, Nov. 20, to commemorate the International Transgender Day of Remembrance. The event, organized by Stanford Students for Queer Liberation (SSQL), memorialized transgender people who have been murdered or who have committed suicide since Nov. 20, 2014, and was one of over 140 such gatherings nationwide.
Stanford Students For Queer Liberation (SSQL) kicked off its annual Transgender Awareness Week on Monday with an inclusive language workshop and a keynote panel with the TGI Justice Project. The TGI Justice Project is a San-Francisco-based organization that supports and provides services for transgender women of color who are incarcerated or have been in the past.
On Wednesday, the Stanford Out of Occupied Palestine (SOOP) coalition coordinated a panel of 11 student groups, members of which spoke out about their reasons for supporting the petition for Stanford’s divestment from corporations that allegedly facilitate human rights violations in the occupied Israel-Palestine territories.
About 50 students gathered in White Plaza on the night of Friday, November 21 to participate in a candlelight vigil on the Transgender Day of Remembrance hosted by Stanford Students for Queer Liberation.
At the Feb. 26 meeting of the ASSU Undergraduate Senate, senators passed a bill to extend the ASSU elections declaration deadline from March 1 to March 8.
Campus participation in Stanford’s 2012 Transgender Awareness Week has far exceeded expectations, according to members of Stanford Students for Queer Liberation (SSQL), which was the primary organizer of the event.