04/28/2014 12:58 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Northwestern Community Evaluates Culture, Resources For Transgender Students

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When Bea Sullivan-Knoff played a drag queen in an adaptation of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” last year, she connected with a part of herself she never knew existed.

“That was the first time I had that fully embodied femininity, and it was a transformative experience for me,” the Communication junior said. “I felt like I was embracing a part of myself that I didn’t know had been in there that strongly.”

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