March 18 to 20
Pride and Joy Families
LGBTQ Families Weekend Conference,
Holiday Inn-Downtown Binghamton, NY.
LGBTQ individuals, their families and allies are invited to join us for three days of relaxing, learning and sharing!
The conference theme is "LGBTQ Families in Transition: Navigating Changes Within and Outside of Us" Keynote by Vince Sgambati, Writer, Teacher, Pride and Joy Dad
Pre-Conference Professional Training Day, Friday, March 18th Providing Welcoming and Affirming Care for Transgender People, led by Maureen Kelly of Out for Health (separate registration required, Social Work CEU's pending)
Adult Workshop, Saturday, March 19th Trans* Matters: Navigating the Gender Binary for Transgender People and Those Who Love Them, a Practical Approach, led by Jenna Cook, PhD and Elliot Ruggles, MSW, PhD. Information and a frank, practical discussion of what it means to live as a trangender person in NY State today. Facilitators are both professionals and people of trans experience.
Adult Workshop, Saturday, March 19th We Can't Just Have an "Oops": Steps Involved in the Family-Planning Process, led by Berg Miller and Jesi Miller Learn about logistical considerations and political aspects of family planning from the perspective of a gender non-conforming couple.
Register kids by Feb. 19! Adults by Feb. 26! Scholarships available!
October 20 to 23
In Our Own Voices
Unity Through Diversity, a national LGBTQ People of Color Health Conference, Albany, NY, for more information https://www.facebook.com/UnityThroughDiversityThePowerofUnity