Friday, October 8, 2010

CQA & MAGNET present "'Where's the "T" in Media?". Panel Discussion October 13th @ Columbia University

New York LGBT Community & Students Host Panel Discussion on Images of Trans People in the Media at Columbia University

What: “Where’s the “T” In Media: Exploring the Mis(representation) of transsexual, transgender and intersex People In the Media” is a panel discussion presented by Columbia Queer Alliance (CQA), Media Advocates Giving National Equality to Transsexual & Transgender People (MAGNET), Quam 2010 and GendeRevolution. After the panel discussion there will be a Q & A from the audience

Who: Panelists:

· Ashley Love - an organizer w/ MAGNET -Media Advocates Giving National Equality to Transsexual & Transgender People
· Noah Lewis - Staff Attorney at Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund
· Deb Sprague -Writer-Producer: Premiere Radio Network
· Kyle Lukoff - Barnard alum

When: Wednesday October 13, 2010 @ 7pm

Where: 304 Barnard Hall, Columbia University, NYC (see directions below)

Why: In honor of Gender Rights Week, this discussion will focus on the depictions of transsexual, transgender and intersex images in the media. With an abundance of trans images in the last 5 years, are these images affirming trans people, or dehumanizing them? Noted trans leaders and college students offer the facts, and their opinions.

refreshments will be served

RSVP is not mandatory, but is appreciated. RSVP to

For more info or press inquires:

MAGNET’s website:
Columbia Queer Alliance’s website:

(1) Take the 1 train to the 116th St stop.

(2) Cross to the west side of Broadway Avenue, opposite the entrance to Columbia University's main campus.

(3) Walk north, until you reach a set of open gates on your left. Barnard Hall will be inside the gates, immediately to your left