• Gabriel San Roman

[People Issue 2019] Fighter For Trans Youth: Priya Shah

Updated: Aug 13

Professor Priya Shah became the pupil when lecturing during a gender-studies course at UC Irvine a decade ago. A trio of students approached her with LGBT Center letters in hand, asking her to use different names for them than those on the roll sheet. “What I didn’t understand was why that was so urgent or why other professors were saying no,” Shah recalls.

But that came with time.

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