Transgender, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming (TNG) college students, especially TNG students of color, often face marginalization and victimization within higher education settings. Implementing inclusive policies and practices may help to mitigate the harmful effects of these experiences and strengthen students’ connections to colleges and universities. Using data from a 2016 online survey of TNG students’ experiences (n = 523), we conducted multivariate ordinal regressions to examine whether knowledge of trans-inclusive campus resources was associated with stronger perceptions of inclusion in campus LGBTQ+ groups, particularly in relation to TNG students’ intersecting gender and racial identities. We found that TNG students who knew of a higher number of trans-inclusive resources generally felt a stronger sense of inclusion in campus LGBTQ+ groups. This association was moderated by students’ race: White students, but not students of color, reported feeling stronger levels of inclusion in LGBTQ+ group...

Abbie E [Unknown], Jack K Day

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Original languageEnglish
JournalPsychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity
StateSubmitted - 1800

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