Dolan: Being 'Enough' and Applying Critical Race Theory for Queer and Trans Liberation

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Dolan is passionate about empowering LGBTQIA+ students through providing support, mentorship, and counterspace for them to grow and reflect. They have been working in the Resource Center for Sexual & Gender Diversity at UCSB this past year after 3 years doing LGBTQIA+ advocacy work at Washington University in St. Louis. They have a Master's in Education from the University of Vermont and did their undergraduate work at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania. Dolan also serves as the Trans & Genderqueer (TGQ) Chair on the executive board of the Consortium of LGBT Resource Professionals in Higher Education. Dolan believes in de-centering dominance and know that racial justice is intrinsic to queer and trans justice, and they think the world of Saby Labor as a mentor and friend. Dolan shares their insights on the imposter syndrome and how it shows up for them in their daily life as a queer mixed race trans individual. Dolan speaks to centering Critical Race Theory in the daily work of queer and trans liberation in college environments. They share so many great books and resources that you might need to set aside all your leisure reading time this semester just to get through them all. Dolan also uplifts lessons learned in mentorship and maintaining confidence in light of stereotypes that we are not ‘enough’.

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