Speaking and Consulting
Genny Beemyn has spoken at more than 30 colleges and universities in the past decade, as well as at numerous conferences and public events around the country. Some recent presentations include giving the 25th annual Andrea Carson Coley Lecture in LGBT Studies at the University of Georgia in 2019, being a keynote speaker at the SPECTRUM Conference on preventing and responding to violence against LGBTQ individuals in 2018, and being the main speaker at the 5th annual Title IX Summit at Rowan University in 2017.
The subjects of their talks have included:
- “The Experiences of Trans Students Today: What We Know and Do Not Know”
- “In Our Own Voice: Trans Students’ Experiences Today and Implications for Campus Change”
- “‘They’ Are Coming to Get You: Efforts to Institutionalize Pronouns in Higher Education”
- “LGBTQ+ Research in Student Affairs”
- “LGBTQ+ Engagement: A State of the Landscape in Higher Education”
- “Gender Justice: Transforming Institutions to Embrace Trans Students”
- “Beyond ‘LGBTQ’: Supporting the Spectrum of Sexual and Gender Identities of Your Students”
As a consultant, Genny has worked with colleges on becoming more trans inclusive, helped develop training simulations related to LGBTQ+ inclusion in the workplace and sexual misconduct in higher education, and assisted an organization in their roll out of a gender-inclusive restroom.
Genny also has provided trainings for medical providers and hospice workers; all employees of a city; police departments; and agencies that serve seniors, families, and youth.