POSTPONED: WestportREADS 2017: Getting a Grip on Gender, a Program for Parents and Students

Saturday, Jan 21, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

POSTPONED: New date April 29.

WestportREADS 2017 explores the theme of identity. Robin McHaelen, director of True Colors, Inc., will lead a family-friendly, free-wheeling discussion about today's changing gender norms. Transgender, gender bending, bi-gender, gender creative, gender fluid, gender queer, two spirit, agender, pan gender. What's it all about? Might the changing norms about gender make the world a better place for everyone? A panel discussion of Westport students speaking about their own LGBT issues and experiences in the schools will follow the talk. Register online. Light lunch and refreshments included.

Robin McHaelen is the founder and current executive director of True Colors, Inc., a non-profit organization that works to ensure that youth of all orientations and genders are valued and affirmed. Robin is nationally known for her expertise, has won numerous awards and has co-written two books and many articles on LGBT youth. 

WestportREADS is funded by the estate of Jerry A. Tishman.

 

 

McManus Room
Seminars & Workshops, WestportREADS
All ages

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