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Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Identities
October 5, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm| Free
This interactive workshop will provide foundational knowledge about transgender and gender nonconforming identities. We will discuss how to use appropriate and compassionate language, how to make spaces and forms inclusive, and provide opportunities to ask questions and practice what we’ve learned.
Speaker’s Bio: Mason Dunn is the executive director of the Massachusetts Trans Political Coalition. A trans rights advocate and activist originally from California, Mason graduated from Western Oregon University before moving to New England. During his time in New Hampshire he was on the steering committee for Transgender New Hampshire and an organizer with the New Hampshire Coalition for Transgender Equality.
An educator and activist, Mason is also an adjunct faculty member in the communications department at the University of New Hampshire at Manchester, where he specializes in LGBTQ images and perspectives.
Venue: MIT 9-255
Events are open to all community members. We welcome people of every identity, ability/disability, and background, and will strive to meet all needs for full participation.