The first day of school brings up feelings for a lot of students. “Will I be liked, am I wearing the right clothes, why did summer have to end?” For transgender students, these anxieties are muted by a more base question-“will my gender identity be respected and acknowledged? Will I have access to a restroom, or will I have to hold it all day?
The Board of Directors at the Illinois Safe Schools Alliance (the “Alliance”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Anthony Papini as its new Executive Director. Anthony is currently the Founding Director for the LGBTQA Resource Center at Northeastern Illinois University.