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OUT in Nature! - Explore Griffith Park and Your Wellness with the Unicorn Hikers

Trans* Lounge

Sunday, October 27, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (PDT)

OUT in Nature! - Explore Griffith Park and Your...

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OUT In Nature! General Enrollment
Enrollment limited to Trans* Lounge Members only. To become a member, please visit translounge.org.
Oct 25, 2019 Free  

Event Details

 No trail names or hiking experience necessary. Come get acquainted with six different hiking trails in Los Angeles’ infamous Griffith Park. Join amateur hiker Lenix Pecikonis, creator of Unicorn Hikers and the Trans* Lounge to get OUT in Nature!

Think of this as a walking support group. Hikes include great conversations with other trans and non-binary people, beautiful views of Los Angeles, and will connect you with your mind, body, and spirit in a safe and affirming way. Each hike explores a unique trail in the park and will increase in difficulty to build your endurance and enthusiasm for the trails.

See schedule and details of the hike below…

 

Sunday October 27 – Wisdom Tree & Cahuenga Peak: Griffith Park

 

Hike to Wisdom Tree and Cahuenga Peak with Trans Lounge and Unicorn Hikers. A difficult trail in ascent and ruggedness but not in length, we’ll traverse roughly 3 miles in about two hours on the trail as we head up to the lone tree on top of the mountain. This is the final Unicorn Hike of the year and each hike gets progressively more difficult. Group will meet at a pre-determined spot at Griffith Park. Street parking available on Lake Hollywood Dr (there is no street parking on Wonder View Dr). Limit of 15 participants.

Trailhead Location: Starting point of Wisdom Tree Hike, Lake Hollywood Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90068 (Wonder View Dr & Lake Hollywood Dr)

 

CLASS REQUIREMENTS:

This is an active participation class. You WILL be exerting energy. Please wear comfortable clothing and footwear conducive to hiking. It is also recommended to bring plenty of water!

 

Instructor: Lenix Pecikonis
Lab Meeting Schedule: Sunday, October 27
Course Meeting Times:  10 AM - 1 PM
Location: Griffith Park 

Enrollment closes at 3 PM on Friday, October 25

 

FREE Bus Tokens for Trans* Lounge Members

 


 

For those that use public transportation to attend Trans* Lounge classes and social events, we are now able to offer you FREE bus tokens. We're aware the tokens are being phased out, but they will still be accepted through November 28, 2019. So for the time being, if you are joining us for a Trans* Lounge class or event and need tokens, just drop us a line at translounge@lalgbtcenter.org or 323-860-7336 and we can reimburse you for your trip.

 


Have questions about OUT in Nature! - Explore Griffith Park and Your Wellness with the Unicorn Hikers? Contact Trans* Lounge

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Starting point of Wisdom Tree Hike, Lake Hollywood Dr
Lake Hollywood & Wonder View Dr
Los Angeles , CA 90068

Sunday, October 27, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (PDT)


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Trans* Lounge

The Trans Lounge is a trailblazing new series of educational and empowerment workshops, labs, events and groups aimed at serving the needs of all transgender individuals in all aspects of their journey toward self-discovery and acceptance.

Trans Lounge programming will include: make-up classes, hairstyling classes, voice-feminization labs, coming out groups, trans-related legal workshops, personal growth and empowerment workshops, community building networking events, issue-driven discussion labs and other many other events, all of which are relevant to all aspects of the trans community.

How will the Trans Lounge work?
Unlike other education and empowerment themed programs, the Trans Lounge will depend upon its participants to determine and guide which programming is offered. To accomplish this, participants must first register as a member of the Trans Lounge by visiting our online hub at TransLounge.org. Becoming a member of the Trans Lounge is free to all trans-identified individuals who wish to join. 


Once registered, Trans Lounge member will have access to the Trans Lounge Members Only area within the Center’s website. That is where members will find descriptions and information about our library free workshops, labs groups and events. Once there, members are asked to review all of the various programs and rate them all based on their level of interest. Member’s interest rating options will range from: “Not Interested”, “Maybe/Maybe Not”, “Moderately Interested”, to “Very Interested – Sign Me Up.” Trans Lounge administrators will monitor all the member ratings and will use this data to determine which programs will be scheduled in order to meet the membership’s greatest needs and interests.

At this point, administrators will contact the instructors to schedule those programs that the membership has expressed the greatest interest in. Programming dates/times will be determined based on instructor’s availability as well as the member’s availability guidelines (which they are asked to provide as part of the registration process). Once a program has been scheduled, those members who expressed the highest level of interest will be given first priority to RSVP/enroll in the program. Once those members have had time to RSVP (72-hours), the entire membership will be informed about the program and all other members will be able to enroll until the program reaches its enrollment maximum.

All workshops and labs will be programmed in this manner, so to ensure strong attendance and maximum utilization of what each program has to offer for the membership. This also ensures that our instructors will enjoy presenting their programs for optimal sized audiences.

In addition, the Trans Lounge will also present on-going social and support groups and short-term, topic-driven salons. Groups and salons will include: coming out to self, coming out to the one’s we love, living with HIV-AIDS, embracing your femininity/masculinity, embracing faith, how to love and support the non-trans people we love and support, how T can build community with LGB people, etc.

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