College professor under fire for ‘Female or Shemale’ class quiz

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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A college professor at New York College at Geneseo is under investigation for giving students a quiz to identify transgender women from cis-gender women.

Sociology professor David Sorbello put on a slideshow of a quiz titled “Female or Shemale” which featured 16 photos of women. Students were meant to identify which of the women were transgender.

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Rollins’ Lisa Tillmann takes her research and activism to her newest book, ‘In Solidarity’

By : Stephen Miller
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Orlando – Professor and activist Lisa Tillmann is a vital straight ally to Central Florida’s LGBT community. She has made it her life’s work to explore and balance inequality—and her new academic book explores that in intriguing, very readable ways.

Besides chairing Rollins College’s Critical Media and Cultural Studies department, Tillmann has produced films about gay rights, fat shaming, body image and disparities in the U.S. food market. 

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