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Gender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans Life Presents

Body Positive: My Personal Journey to Finding Self-Love and Acceptance as a Trans Woman of Color

3/23/18, 12:00 PM

About this event

Ikal Avila will discuss her journey as a young trans woman of color navigating systems of oppression and how she came to love her body and live authentically.

About QueerX:

Queer X is an educational initiative of the GSC, that delivers critically important topics and conversations that impact the LGBTQIA community. This is one of many the many engaging events and discussions that we offer.

Can't Make it to QueerX? Stream Us LIVE on Facebook!


Contact Information:

Diversity.umn.edu  |  gsc@umn.edu  |  Appleby Hall 40  |  612-625-0537  |  FB: /gscumn  |  T: @gscumn  #QueerUMN  #gscumn

All-Gender Restroom Availability:

Single stall all-gender restrooms are available in Appleby Hall on the Garden Level, room 31 and on the first floor in room 131.


(Appleby Hall) Limited metered parking is available in front of and behind Appleby Hall. The nearest parking garage is the Weisman Art Museum; disability parking and accessible elevators available.  Take elevator to floor 1R (Campus). Twin Cities Campus Access Map PDF provides more detail on disability accessibility.


To make disability-related accommodations or dietary requests, contact Melinda Lee at: leex7745@umn.edu or 612-626-8086.

Chemical & Scent Sensitivity:

Many students and staff have adverse reactions to chemicals and scents. In an effort to be responsive to people's needs, we ask that all participants who attend the Gender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans life’s events join us in the following:
  • Use unscented hair and body products
  • Avoid using cologne and/or perfume
  • Air out dry-cleaned clothes before wearing
  • Use low-odor or no-odor markers


Event Location
  • Appleby Hall 103
  • 128 Pleasant St. SE
  • Minneapolis MN
  • USA - United States
This event is presented by Gender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans Life