Calliope Wong

Calliope Wong discusses Smith College's exclusion of transgender women on MSNBC

Yesterday, transgender student Calliope Wong spoke to MSNBC about Smith College's discriminatory admissions practices regarding transgender women applicants, despite other women's colleges changing their policies.

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GLAAD speaks to BuzzFeed about need for trans-inclusive admissions policy at Smith College

GLAAD Senior Media Strategist Tiq Milan spoke with BuzzFeed about the admissions policies and practices at Smith College regarding transgender women applicants.
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April 9, 2013

Thousands calling for Smith College to stop discriminating against trans women

More than three thousand people have joined a Smith College student group in their call for an end to Smith's refusal to even consider the applications of certain trans women.

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GLAAD and Calliope Wong call for trans-inclusive admissions process at Smith College

After Smith College refused to consider her application for the second time, Calliope Wong, a high school senior and trans woman, is calling for a change in the college's admissions practices, and GLAAD is working to bring her story to broader attention.

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