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LGBTQ 101: Let's Get Busy Talking!

This workshop provides a safe space for discussion and learning about LGBTQ+ identities. Workshop participants will learn terminology, and the different components that make up sexuality (i.e. sex, gender identity, gender expression, and orientation). We will also talk about some issues that often affect LGBTQ+ peers, such as depression, isolation, self-hatred, substance use, homelessness, and suicide. The conversation will close with tips on how to be an ally.

This program presented by Garden State Equality's Safe Schools Coordinator, Dr. Tyree Oredein. Dr. Oredein has an extensive background in creating and ensuring safe spaces for sexual minority youth in academic, professional, social service, and community settings. Since 2005, she has delivered hundreds of Professional Development training workshops to more than 5,000 administrators, educators, social service & medical providers, police officers, correction officers, graduate and undergraduate students, high school students, peer educators, and community members. Dr. Oredein received her Doctorate of Public Health (Dr.P.H.) from Rutgers University and her Masters of Public Health (M.P.H) from Hunter College.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Livingston - Program Room
Livingston Public Library
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Livingston Library
  • 10 Robert Harp Dr.
    Livingston, NJ
  • 973-992-4600

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