An online gathering of professionals from a range of disciplines committed to the affirming care and support of transgender youth and their families.
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Thursday, July 14

8:30am PDT

Beyond 101: A Deeper Look at Sex, Gender and IdentityRobin Mchaelen • Ryan Tieu Rainbow Clubs K-5 for Community and ConnectionKaty Butler • Kieran Slattery Supporting Young Children’s Gender DevelopmentNathanael Flynn, MA Working with Families - Building Connected Early Learning CommunitiesNathanael Flynn, MA Leading for Gender Inclusive SchoolsLark Doolan • TBD Potentials and Challenges for Gender and Sexual Diversity in Higher Education: A Comparative Perspective from the USA and TurkeyBillur Kaya Safe at School: A Panel DiscussionEvan Johnson • Kathie Moehlig Using Gender Support PlansJoel Baum A Case Study for Trans-Affirming Ritual and Learning: They Mitzvah or B'nai MitzvahJackie Maris • Rakhel Silverman • Hannah Henschel God, Teens, and Gender DiversityAsher Litschwartz Test Session for Presenter Information VideoJoel Test • JB Richards • Mary Palfreman Black & Trans: Moving Through the Diversity of Gender JourneysJudah Joslyn Elle, Ella, y Yo: Embracing Gender Expansive Latinx YouthDani Villalobos How We are Filling Sex Ed Gaps Among Intersectional IdentitiesMyr Olivares Bonilla, CHW • Janece Gough, MPH, CHW, CHES (she, her, hers) Multidisciplinary Lessons Learned from the Care of Transgender and Gender Expansive AAPI Youth and AdolescentsAsaf Orr, JD • Tandy Aye, MD • Chris Brady Nothing for Us, Without Us: Creating Trans Affirming EnvironmentsDr. Jaymie Campbell-Orphanidys Peer Support and Mutual Aid Models for Trans WellbeingAJ Schaerer • Juju Martinez TherActivist: They/ Them/ Theirs (documentary screening and talkback)Khalid White • Dana Johnson Gender, Legislation and Law: What Professionals Should KnowAsaf Orr, JD How to Get Invited to the CookoutTraci Simmons • Amy Turner Medical Options for Transgender and Nonbinary YouthElyse Pine Our Transition: Supporting Trans PatientsEvan Johnson • Kathie Moehlig "Am I Trans Enough?" Supporting Nonbinary and Gender Nonconforming Trans Youth to Face Internalized Oppression, Microaggressions, and Systemic BinarismRey Byrne, LMFT Deconstructing Gender: Trans & Non Binary IdentitiesVan Ethan Levy Introduction to Gender DysphoriaJenna Redmond The Speech-Language Pathologist's Role in Working with Trans and Nonbinary YouthJordan Jakomin Understanding Code-switching and Masking in Multiple Marginalized Communities: BIPOC, Trans, and Autistic ExperiencesLorran Garrison • TBD BIPOC Families in Transition: Aligning the Heart and HeadL.Frances Brown, MEd • Dr. Kimberly H. Lemite, NCSP Clinical Considerations When Treating Parents of Transgender / Non-Binary ChildrenLinda K. Reeves, LMFT Doing Gender Work as a Gender-Expansive Professional Working with Gender-Expansive ClientsCarla Peña • TBD Born in the Right Body: Body as Ally in Embodied TransitionsElias Lawliet Cultivating Queer JoyDavi Mühlinghaus- Anderson • Ace Schwarz Gender-Related Research: Critical Knowledge for ProfessionalsKim Westheimer • TBD The Pressure of Coming OutJimena Mudryk

8:45am PDT

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Friday, July 15

8:45am PDT

9:15am PDT

9:45am PDT

11:15am PDT

12:45pm PDT

1:45pm PDT

3:15pm PDT