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Getting a Grip on Gender: A Program for Parents and Students

The Westport Library

Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (EST)

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Getting a Grip on Gender:

When Either/Or Becomes Both/And

 

Saturday, January 21st from 1-3:30PM
The Westport Library's McManus Room
All ages
This program will include a light lunch and refreshments

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? Come join us for a family friendly, free-wheeling discussion about the today's changing gender norms.

Robin McHaelen, director of True Colors, Inc. will lead a program about gender identity, followed by a panel discussion of Westport students discussing their own LGBT issues and experiences in the schools.

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. 

This program is part of our WestportREADS programming. 

Have questions about Getting a Grip on Gender: A Program for Parents and Students? Contact The Westport Library

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The Westport Library
McManus Room
20 Jesup Road
Westport, 06880

Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (EST)


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