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First Year Programs

Helpful resources

TransYouth Project http://depts.washington.edu/scdlab/research/transyouth-project-gender-development/ 

Q Center

Dupere, K. (2015, October 18). 5 accidentally transphobic phrases allies use - and what to say instead. Mashable [Web log article]. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from https://mashable.com/2015/10/18/transgender-ally-words/#XL.a9EnFcsqx

Ferriss, L. (2015, February 04). Me and Chris Jones, we got a thing goin' on. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved February 12, 2015, from http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/linguafranca/2015/02/04/me-and-chris-jones-we-got-a-thing-goin-on/

Shlasko, D. (2014, August). Trans* ally workbook: Getting pronouns right & what it teaches us about gender. Think Again Training & Consultation. https://fyp.washington.edu/downloads/TransAllyWorkbook.pdf 

Shlasko, D. (2015, February 03). How using "they" as a singular pronoun can change the world. Feministing [Web log article]. Retrieved February 13, 2015, from http://feministing.com/2015/02/03/how-using-they-as-a-singular-pronoun-can-change-the-world/

Nunberg, G. (2016, January 13). Everyone uses singular 'they,' whether they realize it or not [Radio broadcast episode]. http://www.npr.org/2016/01/13/462906419/everyone-uses-singular-they-whether-they-realize-it-or-not

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