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Transgressed: A Discussion by Xavier Guadalupe-Diaz


Xavier Guadalupe-Diaz, Ph.D., writes, 25 transpeople were murdered in 2019. Why? Is intimate partner violence a problem for men to deal with or for women? Or is it more complicated? How do we understand the violence in our most intimate relationships?

Guadalupe-Diaz, an alum of VCU's Department of Sociology, with a certificate in gender violence intervention, presents his original research into violence against transgender people, the focus of his new book Transgressed, then engages in a dialogue with the audience. A book sale and signing follows the presentation.

This event is free and open to all. Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad Street, West Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. If special accommodations are needed, please call the VCU Libraries Events Office, at (804) 828-0593.


This event is organized by the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs and the Certificiate in Gender Violence Intervention Program in the VCU School of Social Work, with additional sponsorship by VCU Libraries.

Image: Xavier Guadalupe-Diaz photo, courtesy of Xavier Guadalupe-Diaz/Transgressed book cover, courtesy of NYU Press