Petey Peterson

Petey Peterson

Petey Peterson

Petey Peterson serves as the Director for the Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & Ally (LGBTQA) Affairs at Wright State University. Petey received their bachelors in Communication Studies & Child Adult and Family Services at Iowa State University. They went on to get their masters in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies with a focus in higher education and student affairs from Iowa State University. While at Iowa State University Petey served as the Graduate Assistant for the Margaret Sloss Women’s Center. Before coming to Wright State University Petey was serving as the program coordinator for the Office of LGBTQI Life at Vanderbilt University. While at Vanderbilt University they developed the Trans@VU website so transgender and gender non-conforming students have a place to access information regarding their most pressing needs. Petey also lead the educational and student leadership programs for the Office of LGBTQI Life which included the Safe Zone trainings and the OUT in Front LGBTQQIA+ College Conference. They currently serve on the International College Personnel Association (ACPA) Coalition for LGBT Awareness as the Equity Officer and is a member of the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals. Petey is excited and honored to serve as the first Director for the Office of LGBTQA Affairs at Wright State University.

Presentation: “Trans 101” Trans*cending Gender: Deconstructing the Binary
Day: Thursday
Time: Breakout Session 1
Where: Clinton

Presentation Outline:
Introductions
Gender Discussion
Breaking down the Binary
Cisgender Privilege
Possibility Models
Discussion