Speaking and Consulting


Genny Beemyn has spoken at more than 40 colleges and universities in the past decade, as well as at numerous conferences and public events around the country. Some recent talks include presenting the annual Lavender Voices lecture at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in 2023, the keynote address at the New England AACRAO Conference in 2022, and the 25th annual Andrea Carson Coley Lecture in LGBT Studies at the University of Georgia in 2019.

The subjects of their talks have included:

  • “The Changing Nature of Gender in the 21st Century”
  • “The Experiences of Trans Students Today: What We Know and Do Not Know”
  • “Title IX and Trans Students”
  • “Understanding and Supporting LGBTQIA+ College Students”
  • “‘They’ Are Here, But You Are Not Ready: The Need to Institutionalize Pronouns in Higher Education”
  • “Recognizing Gender Diversity in Research”
  • “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, served on the DEI advisory group for a leading K-12 publisher, 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.