When You Know Better:
Avoiding Microaggressions Against Transgender People
Codie Stone, Ph.D.
Codie recently earned his PhD in Sociology from Western Michigan University. His dissertation is a qualitative study of transgender and gender non-conforming people's experiences with discrimination in Michigan. In addition to his dissertation research, Codie has conducted several trainings and educational sessions for collegiate and community organizations focused on issues related to gender identity/ expression and sexuality. Currently, Codie is a part-time instructor in the Gender and Women's Studies Department at Western Michigan University, and in the Social Sciences and Education Department at Kellogg Community College.