Understanding gender identity and supporting transgender teens - event recording and resources
Thank you for joining The Spahr Center and The Marin School for a virtual presentation on gender identity, and how to support the transgender youth in your life.
Links to the event recording and resources mentioned during the presentation are below.
Click here to view the event recording. Passcode: $0jZC66$
Are you the caregiver of a young person exploring their gender identity? Do you sometimes struggle with the right words or the “right thing” to do to show your love and support? Are you hoping to learn more about what this exploration will mean for your child?
Part 1: LGBTQ+ 101
A breakdown of terminology, pronouns, language best practices, myths, and facts about gender identity.
Part 2: Panel Discussion and Q+A
The panelists shared personal stories, answer questions, and talk about why it is especially important to support transgender youth and how each of us can do that right now.
Parents/Caregivers Support Group (2nd and 4th Tuesdays)
2/8 7-9pm PST
2/22 7-9pm PST
Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUqduyqqjgqEtVVJuKZmOEoYwSgfMyM6-HC
Grandparents Support Group (2nd and 4th Tuesdays)
2/8 10-11am PST
2/22 10-11am PST
Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcpfuGvqTotHNFANukC7eDUYozbE2-8SDuD
Teach Pride Toolkit:
Teach Pride Reach Wide Resource: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nHq6CQo3FfCXvEVKaWdnaI2cSJDxe9sxOQe6g6Ny7cg/edit#heading=h.rpblulaw0qsb
Have questions for the team at The Spahr Center?
Fel Agrelius, Director of LGBTQ Programs at The Spahr Center
Questions for Fel?
Alex Marshall, student at Evergreen College, LGBTQ activist, and former TMS student
Questions for Alex?
Andrea Coughlan, parent group facilitator, educator, and Alex’s mom.
Questions for Andrea? firstname.lastname@example.org
Janna Barkin, Panel Moderator and Parent Group Advisor at the The Spahr Center, author, educator, and mom of a transgender son.
Questions for Janna?