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FAU's Center for IDEAs hosted a vigil on Wednesday in honor of National Transgender Day of Remembrance. Photo by Kristen Grau

FAU diversity center recognizes National Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 22, 2019

Around 30 students and faculty members gathered to remember the 28 transgender reported murders in the U.S. this year.

(Far left) Jill Rubin, professor of women’s studies and (far right) Geanny Joseph Ruiz, Program Coordinator for FAU’s Pride Resource Center, pose for a picture with students that attended the Transgender Day of Remembrance.  Julian-Justin Djoum | Contributing Photographer

Students gather for Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 24, 2017

Attendees participated in a candlelight vigil and presented expressions of art.

Hila Case, who transitioned while obtaining a graduate degree at Florida Atlantic in 2012. Photo courtesy of Facebook

Transgender students speak out on their experiences

May 8, 2016

Alumna Hila Case never considered herself a male, even though her birth certificate said otherwise. In 2012, one semester into her graduate bioengineering program at Florida Atlantic, Case made the decision to transition fully into a woman.

Transgender bathroom located in Tom Oxley Athletic Center. Mohammed F Emran | Web Editor

Student Government opposes Florida’s transgender bathroom bill

February 17, 2015

It’s been called the “show your papers to pee” bill, and FAU’s Student Government wants nothing to do with it. Last we...