Presentations and Speaking Events
- Each presentation is geared for an hour, including 10 minutes for questions.
- Customized material or additional information on particular subjects can always be added, and these facilitations can be scaled up or down as needed to suit content, educational goals, or training needs. Training exercises, visibility and awareness examples, group activities, and inclusion demonstrations can also all be added.
- Running time of presentations can be scaled up or down as needed.
Possible presentations include (but are not limited to):
Participants will achieve a greater awareness of Trans experiences, including those associated with the components of gender transition, such as gender identity, gender expectations, and gender expression, as well as an understanding of basic cultural competency and terminology. Attendees will encounter best practices, real world examples of inclusion strategies, and multiple aspects of allyship to Trans people and methods to implement.
Transcending Trans Basics: Beyond the 101
This session is for those who have experienced a Trans Basics presentation, Trans 101, or an intro transgender cultural competency facilitation. The intent is to look deeper into the issues and experiences framing Trans people’s daily lives, re transition and after. It assumes the audience already has some familiarity with terminology. Applicable to a wide range of viewpoints, legal, HR, healthcare, civil rights, general interest, or anyone wishing to be an ally or supporter of the Trans community within the framework that best suits. Focus on inclusion strategies.
Trans Healthcare: Changing Circumstances
This session is for those who've experienced a Trans Basics presentation, and have a background in either health care, insurance, policy, or related fields. The presentation communicates a more holistic view of healthcare from Trans eyes, rather than a focus on solely transition related procedures.
Challenges and Opportunities in the Trans Community: A Rapidly Moving Landscape
This facilitation is for anyone previously experienced with any Trans cultural competency presentation, and interested in updates on how the events of 2016-2017 are shaping opportunity/barriers for Trans Americans. The foundation for human rights, civil engagement and legislative hurdles is evolving at the fastest rate since the emergence of Trans community and advocacy. This presentation is recommended and encouraged for all. Newly updated for 2017.
LGBTQIA+ Cultural Competency and Inclusion
Participants will be introduced to terminology and common issues facing LGBTQIA+ people. Attendees will achieve a greater awareness of LGBTQIA+ experiences, including those associated with coming out, the workplace, and an improved understanding of basic cultural competency.
Challenges and Opportunities Facing the LGBTQIA+ Community: A Changing Landscape
This facilitation is for anyone previously experienced with any LGBTQIA+ cultural competency presentation, and interested in updates on how the events of 2016-2017 are shaping both opportunity and barriers for LGBTQIA+ Americans. The foundation for human rights, civil engagement and legislative hurdles is evolving at a faster rate than since the beginning of LGBTQIA+ advocacy and community. Newly updated for 2017.
Supporting Trans Students
This presentation focuses on basic terminology, challenges Trans students face in school and in social venues, and offers multiple strategies for inclusion and best practices. The facilitation is also meant to serve as a resource for educators, administration, policy makers, and anyone seeking opportunities to best enable Trans students to succeed.
- These presentations are not the extent of content options; presentations can be built to suit and focus on client priorities.
- Format as well as content can be structured to suit, including multiple presentations as part of a half or full day retreat or institute, or a focus on inclusion and awareness training and development exercises.