Keynote Addresses


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We cannot solve our problems with the same level of awareness we had when we created them. 

Albert Einstein


Dr. McQueen offers a variety of keynote presentations on a number of gender-identity issues, all of which weave a delicate balance of academic presentation coupled with personal stories. Regardless of the main topic, these presentations are grounded in the inadequacies of the dichotomous paradigm.

Dr. McQueen's keynote presentations and trainings have included the following:

Evansville-Area Human Resource Association, Evansville Indiana.  Breaking the Gender Dichotomy:  Why Two Are Definitely Not Enough (And Why It Matters).  Fall Diversity Seminar (2015).

Lorman Live WebinarsGender Paradigm:  Ethical and Therapeutic Considerations In Clinical Practice.  Live webinar continuing education.  http://www.lorman.com/bookstore/392392EAU?discount_code=Y8067540&p=13389 (2015).

Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, Indiana.  Working with transgender students and clients.  Fall all-campus retreat (2015).

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.  Trans health module.  Participated in the creation of an open-source education module for use in public health classrooms that addressed health disparities and ethical oversights for transgender people.  Narrator and interviewee.  Can be viewed at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKUG6-saDio&feature=youtu.be (2015).

Indiana University Campus Children's Center, Bloomington, Indiana.  Sex and Gender:  Why Two Are Definitely Not Enough (And Why It Matters).  Professional development even for childcare professionals (2014).

Harmony School, Bloomington, Indiana.  Male & female:  Why Two Are Definitely Not Enough (And Why It Matters). Special presentation in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (2014).

Professional Development Seminar, Santa Cruz, California.  Sex & Gender: Why Two Are Definitely Not Enough (And Why It Matters).  Seminar for mental health professionals (2014). 

Pi Lambda Phi Fraternity, Siena Heights University, Adrian, Michigan. Sex & Gender: Why Two Are Definitely Not Enough. An event promoting the Elimination of Prejudice Initiative (2014). 

Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.  Transgenderism 101: Why Two Are Definitely Not Enough.  Fall LGBT Symposium, sponsored by The Purdue Center for Research on Diversity and Inclusion, and The Purdue University LGBTQ Center (2013).  

Saint-Mary-of-the-Woods College, Saint Mary of the Woods, Indiana. GLBT: History & Heroes. An event sponsored by the Peace and Justice Committee to launch the implementation of a campus Safe Zone program (2013).

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Hillsborough Community College: Brandon Campus. Tampa, Florida. Breaking the Gender Dichotomy: Why Two Are Definitely Not Enough (2013)


University of Tampa. Tampa Florida. It's a Dichotomous World in Which We Live. An event sponsored by GLTSBA Pride, which is the Gay, Lesbian, Transgender, Straight, Bisexual, Asexual Pride group at the University of Tampa (2013).

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. Breaking the Gender Dichotomy: Why Two Are Definitely Not Enough. An event sponsored by the Health & Wellness Education: IU Health Center, The IU GLBT Student Support Services Office, and The Kinsey Institute (2013).  

Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana. Breaking the gender dichotomy: Why two are definitely not enough. Diversity Event (2012).

Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI), Indianapolis, Indiana. GLBT: History and Heroes. IUPUI's Third Annual Harvey Milk Celebration Dinner (2012). 

St. Louis Community College--Meramec, St. Louis, Missouri. Gender Identity and the inadequacies of the two-and-only-two-sex/gender paradigm (2012).

Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana. Are two enough?  Transgenderism, intersexuality, and the assumed dichotomy. Diversity Event (2011). 

St. Louis Community College-Meremec, St. Louis, Missouri. Are two enough?  The inadequacies of the two-and-only-two sex/gender paradigm. National Day of Silence (2011). 

University of Wisconsin--LaCrosse. Are two enough?  QueerCampus CultureFEST (2011).   

Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. Are two enough?  Transgenderism, intersexuality, and the assumed dichotomy. Event sponsored by the Diversity Resource Office (2009).

Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas. Gender identity: Transgenderism, intersexuality, and the assumed dichotomy (2009).

Truman University, Kirksville, Missouri. Gender Identity: Transgenderism, intersexuality and the assumed dichotomy. Women and Gender Studies Conference (2009). 

Midwest Bisexual, Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, Ally College Conference (MBLTGACC), Bloomington, Indiana. It’s a dichotomous world in which we live  (2009). 

Transgender Day of Remembrance, Bloomington, Indiana. Remembering the fallen (2008).   

University of West Georgia, Carrollton, Georgia. Sexual differentiation and the falsification of the two-sex/two-gender assumption (2006). 

Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI)Gender identity and the falsification of the gender dichotomy (2005).


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