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The S4JT Committee on Supporting Trans, Non-Binary, and Intersex Issues is made up of a number of subcommittees tasked with different roles in supporting scholars, their information can be found in the table below.

SUBCOMMITTEES
  
Mentorship Committee
Natalie Ingraham, Rebecca Plante
Tasks
  1. Mentoring program – run program; provide mentors with best practices for supporting trans, non-binary, and intersex graduate students and junior faculty. Work with other sociology mentoring programs to better include and support trans, non-binary, and intersex scholars.

  2. Organize an informal networking/mentoring time/session at ASA with a room from ASA or from SWS or another organization.
Best Practices Committee
Dakota Kane Tangent Raynes, Emily McKendry-Smith, Kit Myers, Kris De Welde
Tasks
  1. Put together a best practices guide for supporting trans, non-binary, and intersex students (both undergraduate and graduate level), staff, and faculty.

  2. Once finished work with executive committee to publicize

Graduate Student Survey Committee
Simone Kolysh, Jess Goldstein-Kral, Sonny Nordmarken, Cam Whitley
Tasks
  1. Survey on trans, non-binary, and intersex graduate students in sociology: analyze results, share with the discipline, make recommendations for changes.

  2. Coordinate with executive committee when reading to publicize
Conferences Committee
Griffin Lacy, Ash Scarborough, Sarah Miller, ashley green, Moushumi Roy
Tasks

  1. Write a best practices statement for conferences

  2. Figure out what other organizations and conferences in sociology do already

  3. Work with people who go to other conferences to organize informal (or formal!) meet-ups, mentoring sessions, etc (work with other committees as needed here).

  4. Mission: Make sociology conferences safe and empowering for trans, non-binary, and intersex people. This includes pushing sociology organizations to list gender pronouns on conference badges, ensuring that gender-inclusive, accessible restrooms are available at conferences, creating safe spaces for trans, non-binary, and intersex people, and organizing social gatherings for trans, non-binary, and intersex scholars at sociology conferences.