The Mohawk College community is already getting ready for a special guest early next year! Social Inc. in partnership with the Mohawk Students’ Association, The Well (LGBTQ Community Wellness Centre of Hamilton) and the Sexual Assault Centre of Hamilton and Area present Laverne Cox.
Laverne Cox is well-known for her role on the hit show “Orange is the New Black” and will discuss her life and journey as a transgender actress. This event will be held at the McIntyre Performing Arts Centre, located at the Fennell campus on March 23rd, 2015. For more information and tickets, please click here.
Mohawk College Library has resources to help you learn more about the LGBTQ community. The library has recently acquired the video Beautiful Boxer which is based on the true story of Thailand’s famed transgendered kick-boxer, Parinya Charoenphol (known as Nong Toom in Thailand). The book, Transgender people discusses gender identity disorders, the transgender rights movement, and other issues faced by the transgender community.