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People protest names of transgender students incorrectly read at graduation


https://www.wcia.com/news/transgender-students-protest-names-incorrectly-read-at-graduation/


WCIA by Staff on May 22, 2021

Graduation for UIUC wrapped up last week, but now, some graduates are protesting, specifically about the ceremony. Some transgender students say their names were not correctly read during graduation. Transgender students have what are called deadnames. Deadnames are the names they receive at birth.

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