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Posted 30 Jul 2019

Working with Trans, Gender Diverse and Intersex Young People

This workshop is delivered by ACT’s leading trans, gender diverse and intersex peer support organisation and is for schools and other youth settings who are looking to develop the skills and awareness necessary for delivering gender-inclusive services.

We will explore the basic concepts of sex (bodies) and gender as well as the language and terminology used within the trans and gender diverse community. Participants will also be introduced to the Australian research around the mental health and care pathways of trans and gender diverse young people and will develop basic strategies for supporting our community in a variety of youth-service contexts.

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Posted 30 Jul 2019

Understanding Sex and Gender Diversity

This workshop is delivered by ACT’s leading trans, gender diverse and intersex peer support organisation and is for everyday people who want to better understand and support our community.

We will explore the basic concepts of sex (bodies) and gender as well as language used within the intersex, trans and gender diverse community. We’ll provide a judgement-free, welcoming environment where you can ask the questions that you might feel too awkward or embarrassed to ask elsewhere so that you can be a better ally at work and in everyday life.

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Posted 30 Jul 2019

Understanding Intersex: A 101 Training For Everyone

Intersex people are 1.7% of the population who are born with sex characteristics that are different to how we typically understand men and women. They are a diverse population, with unique needs and challenges that are quite different to the rest of the LGBTIQA+ community. Unfortunately this has meant intersex is commonly ignored or misunderstood in LGBTIQA+ frameworks.

Join AGA’s Intersex Project Workers for a deep dive into intersex issues and advocacy. With a focus on lived experience and more meaningful allyship, this training is a strong first step to understanding a complex and vulnerable population. A must for any organization or individual looking to build LGBTIQA+ competency.

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