By Katie Langin
“I’m living a double life.” That’s what Sandra (a pseudonym), a transgender woman and professor of chemistry, told researchers when she was asked to describe how she navigates her personal and professional identity. “Many of my colleagues have never even seen me presenting as a woman,” she added. Sandra is one of 55 STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) workers—including faculty members, students, and staff—who were interviewed for a study about what it’s […]
This piece was 5 years in the making and a true labor of love—so grateful for my collaborators and the #QueerinSTEM participants who shared their experiences with us. I hope we did justice to your stories.
A Model of Queer STEM Identity in the Workplace https://t.co/J4cIH3jhOm
— Allison Mattheis (@profallimatt) May 13, 2019
This is a heart-breaking but necessary thread about why it is so important that we support our transgender colleagues in STEM. Too many wonderful people are lost too soon #QueerInSTEM #PrideMonth https://t.co/jbrHguKv3w
— The Duchess of Science (@broad_science) June 9, 2019