Journal articles


Beemyn, B. G., Curtis, B., Davis, M., & Tubbs, N. (2005). Transgender issues on college campuses. New Directions for Student Services, 111, 49-60.

Marine, S. B. (2017). Changing the frame: Queering access to higher education for trans* students. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 30(3), 217-233.

Renn, K. A. (2010). LGBT and queer research in higher education: The state and status of the field. Educational Researcher, 39(2), 132-141.

Spade, D. (2011). Some very basic tips for making higher education more accessible to trans students and rethinking how we talk about gendered bodies. Radical Teacher, 92, 57-62.

Experiences, needs, and inclusion

Beemyn, B. G. (2003). Serving the needs of transgender college students. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Issues in Education, 1(1), 33-50.

Beemyn, B. G. (2005). Making campuses more inclusive of transgender students. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Issues in Education, 3(1), 77-87.

Beemyn, B. G., Domingue, A., Pettitt, J., & Smith, T. (2005). Suggested steps to make campuses more trans-inclusive. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Issues in Education, 3(1), 89-94.

Beemyn, G. (2012). The experiences and needs of transgender community college students. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 36(7), 504-510.

Beemyn, G. (2015). Coloring outside the lines of gender and sexuality: The struggle of nonbinary students to be recognized. The Educational Forum, 79(4), 359-361.

Beemyn, G., & Rankin, S. (2011). Introduction to the special issue on ‘LGBTQ campus experiences’. Journal of Homosexuality, 58(9), 1159-1164.

Bardhoshi, G., Grieve, K., Swanston, J., Suing, M., & Booth, J. (2018). Illuminating the on-campus experience of LGBTQ students through photovoice. Journal of College Counseling, 21(3), 194-209.

Bilodeau, B. L. (2005). Beyond the gender binary: A case study of two transgender college students at a midwestern research university. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Issues in Education, 3(1), 29-44.

Catalano, D. C. J. (2015). Beyond virtual equality: Liberatory consciousness as a path to achieve trans* inclusion in higher education. Equity & Excellence in Education, 48(3), 418-435.

Catalano, D. C. J. (2015). ‘Trans enough?’: The pressures trans men negotiate in higher education. TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly, 2(3), 411-430.

Dugan, J. P., Kusel, M. L., & Simounet, D. M. (2012). Transgender college students: An exploratory study of perceptions, engagement, and educational outcomes. Journal of College Student Development, 53(5), 719-736.

Effrig, J. C., Bieschke, K. J., & Locke, B. D. (2011). Examining victimization and psychological distress in transgender college students. Journal of College Counseling, 14(2), 143-157.

Garvey, J. C., & Rankin, S. R. (2015). The influence of campus experiences on the level of outness among trans-spectrum and queer-spectrum students. Journal of Homosexuality, 62(3), 374-393.

Goldberg, A. E., & Kuvalanka, K. A. (2018). Navigating identity development and community belonging when ‘there are only two boxes to check’: An exploratory study of nonbinary trans college students. Journal of LGBT Youth15(2), 106-131.

Goldberg, A. E., Kuvalanka, K. A., & dickey, l. (2019). Transgender graduate students’ experiences in higher education: A mixed-methods exploratory study. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education12(1), 38-51.

Ings, W. (2015). Performing prodigals and dissident acolytes: Supporting queer postgraduates in the visual arts. Higher Education Research & Development, 34(4), 735-749.

McKinney, J. S. (2005). On the margins: A study of the experiences of transgender college students. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Issues in Education, 3(1), 63-76.

Miller, R. A. (2015). ‘Sometimes you feel invisible’: Performing queer/disabled in the university classroom. The Educational Forum, 79(4), 377-393.

Negrete, N. E. (2007). Bringing visibility to an (in)visible population: Understanding the transgender student experience. The Vermont Connection, 28, 26-38.

Nicolazzo, Z. (2016). ‘It’s a hard line to walk’: Black non-binary trans* collegians’ perspectives on passing, realness, and trans*-normativity. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 29(9), 1173-1188.

Nicolazzo, Z., Pitcher, E. N., Renn, K. A., & Woodford, M. (2017). An exploration of trans* kinship as a strategy for student success. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 30(3), 305-319.

Pryor, J. T. (2015). Out in the classroom: Transgender student experiences at a large public university. Journal of College Student Development, 56(5), 440-445.

Rankin, S., & Beemyn, G. (2012). Beyond a binary: The lives of gender-nonconforming youth. About Campus, 17(4), 2-10.

Roffee, J., & Waling, A. (2016). Rethinking microaggressions and anti-social behaviour against LGBTIQ youth. Safer Communities, 15(4).

Seelman, K. L. (2014). Recommendations of transgender students, staff, and faculty in the USA for improving college campuses. Gender and Education, 26(6), 618-635.

Siegel, D. P. Transgender experiences and transphobia in higher education. Sociology Compass, e12734.

Singh, A. A., Meng, S., & Hansen, A. (2013). ‘It’s already hard enough being a student’: Developing affirming college environments for trans youth. Journal of LGBT Youth, 10(3), 208-223.

Spagna, K. (2014). The experiences of transgender students in Massachusetts’ colleges and universities. Undergraduate Review, 10, 134-142.

Campus climate

Beemyn, B. G. (2005). Trans on campus: Measuring and improving the climate for transgender students. On Campus with Women, 34(3).

Garvey, J. C., & Rankin, S. R. (2015). Making the grade? Classroom climate for LGBTQ students across gender conformity. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 52(2), 190-203.

Johnston, M. S. (2016). ‘Until that magical day…no campus is safe’: Reflections on how transgender students experience gender and stigma on campus. Reflective Practice, 17(2), 143-158.

Woodford, M. R., Joslin, J. Y., Pitcher, E. N., & Renn, K. A. (2017). A mixed-methods inquiry into trans* environmental microaggressions on college campuses: Experiences and outcomes. Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 26(1-2), 95-111.

Policies, services, administration, and records

Beemyn, G., & Brauer, D. (2015). Trans-inclusive college records: Meeting the needs of an increasingly diverse US student population. TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly, 2(3), 478-487.

Case, K. A., Kanenberg, H., Erich, S. A., & Tittsworth, J. (2012). Transgender inclusion in university nondiscrimination statements: Challenging gender-conforming privilege through student activism. Journal of Social Issues, 68(1), 145-161.

Goldberg, A. E., Beemyn, G., & Smith, J. Z. (Online First 2018). What is needed, what is valued: Trans students’ perspectives on trans-inclusive policies and practices in higher education. Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation.

Marine, S. B. (2011). ‘Our college is changing’: Women’s college student affairs administrators and transgender students. Journal of Homosexuality, 58(9), 1165-1186.

Marine, S. B., & Nicolazzo, Z. (2014). Names that matter: Exploring the tensions of campus LGBTQ centers and trans* inclusion. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 7(4), 265-281.

Sausa, L. A. (2002). Updating college and university campus policies: Meeting the needs of trans students, staff, and faculty. Journal of Lesbian Studies, 6(3-4), 43-55.

Curriculum and programming

Brondani, M. A., & Paterson, R. (2011). Teaching lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues in dental education: A multipurpose method. Journal of Dental Education, 75(10), 1354-1361.

Case, K. A., Stewart, B., & Tittsworth, J. (2009). Transgender across the curriculum: A psychology for inclusion. Teaching of Psychology, 36(2), 117-121.

de Jong, D. (2015). Transgender issues and BSW programs: Exploring faculty perceptions, practices, and attitudes. Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work, 20(1), 199-218.

Levy, D. L., Leedy, G., & Miller, G. (2013). Preparing students for research and for work with the transgender population: Exploring the results of an innovative course pairing. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services, 25(3), 306-325.

Counselling and mental health

Becker, M. A., Roberts, S. F. N., Ritts, S. M., Branagan, W. T., Warner, A. R., & Clark, S. L. (2017). Supporting transgender college students: Implications for clinical intervention and campus prevention. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 31(2), 155-176.

Budge, S. L., Domínguez Jr., S., & Goldberg, A. E. (Online First 2019). Minority stress in nonbinary students in higher education: The role of campus climate and belongingness. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity.

Lennon, E., & Mistler, B. J. (2010). Breaking the binary: Providing effective counseling to transgender students in college and university settings. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 4(3-4), 228-240.

Health care

Goldberg, A. E., Kuvalanka, K. A., Budge, S. L., Benz, M. B., & Smith, J. Z. (Online First 2019). Health care experiences of transgender binary and nonbinary university students. The Counseling Psychologist.

Student leaders

Renn, K. A., & Bilodeau, B. (2005). Queer student leaders: An exploratory case study of identity development and LGBT student involvement at a midwestern research university. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Issues in Education, 2(4), 49-71.

Housing and bathrooms

Krum, T. E., Davis, K. S., & Galupo, M. P. (2013). Gender-inclusive housing preferences: A survey of college-aged transgender students. Journal of LGBT Youth, 10(1-2), 64-82.

Nicolazzo, Z., & Marine, S. B. (2015). ‘It will change if people keep talking’: Trans* students in college and university housing. Journal of College and University Student Housing, 42(1), 160-177.

Pomerantz, L. (2010). Winning the housing lottery: Changing housing policies for transgender students. Journal of Constitutional Law, 12(4), 1215-1255.

Seelman, K. L. (2016). Transgender adults’ access to college bathrooms and housing and the relationship to suicidality. Journal of Homosexuality, 63(10), 1378-1399.

Seelman, K. L. (2014). Transgender individuals’ access to college housing and bathrooms: Findings from the national transgender discrimination survey. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services, 26(2), 186-206.

Watjen, J., & Mitchell, R. W. (2013). College men’s concerns about sharing dormitory space with a male-to-female transsexual. Sexuality & Culture, 17(1), 132-166.

Career development

Sangganjanavanich, V. F., & Headley, J. A. (2016). Career development of transgender college students pursuing gender transition. Career Planning and Adult Development Journal, 32(1), 161-168.

Scott, D. A., Belke, S. L., & Barfield, H. G. (2011). Career development with transgender college students: Implications for career and employment counselors. Journal of Employment Counseling, 48(3), 105-113.

Trans/disability studies

Adair, C. (2015). Bathrooms and beyond: Expanding a pedagogy of access in trans/disability studies. TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly, 2(3), 464-468.

Sexuality and romantic relationships

Jourian, T. J. (2018). Sexua-romanticised pathways of transmasculine college students in the USA. Sex Education18(4), 360-375.


Ward, L., Riggs, D. W., & Breen, L. J. (2016). Accounts of gender diverse university students who abstain from alcohol use. Psychology of Sexualities Review, 7(2), 39-47.


Wentling, T. (2015). Trans* disruptions: Pedagogical practices and pronoun recognition. TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly, 2(3), 469-476.

Transgender academics and staff members

Jourian, T. J., Simmons, S. L., & Devaney, K. C. (2015). ‘We are not expected’: Trans* educators (re)claiming space and voice in higher education and student affairs. TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly, 2(3), 431-446.

Simmons, S. L. (2017). A thousand words are worth a picture: A snapshot of trans* postsecondary educators in higher education. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 30(3), 266-284.