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Understanding Trans and Non-Binary Identities

This session will cover foundational concepts, terminology, and basic strategies for supporting transgender and non-binary people.

Research has shown individuals who identify as transgender or non-binary face multiple areas of discrimination and minority stress. By proactively working to create a world that is affirming of transgender and non-binary people, we can help decrease the stigma, isolation, and rejection – and the related negative social, emotional, physical, and financial outcomes transgender and non-binary people experience in non-affirmative environments. In order to truly support transgender and non-binary people in our communities, it is essential that we have a strong understanding of what each of these identities means as well as the unique challenges faced by these individuals. During this session we will provide a strong foundation for better understanding the identities, experiences, and needs of community members who are transgender and non-binary, and participants will walk away better prepared to honor and affirm transgender and non-binary people’s experiences and identities.

This workshop will build a foundational understanding of transgender and non-binary identities and experiences, and the basics of affirming language and non-affirming language to avoid when communicating with and about transgender and non-binary people.

Date: January 13, 2022

Time: 12:00-2:00 PM ET / 9:00-11:00 AM PT

Pay What You Can (PWYC)

We understand that COVID has tossed a lot people’s finances into long term flux and we want to make our courses accessible. We are operating from a place of inviting folks to pay what you can. Suggested range: $45-85. Suggested minimum: $30.

About TTI:

TTI is proudly trans-owned and run business. We are a team of transgender and non-binary educators who facilitate professional development and personal growth trainings with the goal of creating a more just, equitable and affirming world. All of our content is facilitated by our team of transgender and non-binary educators, so you are always learning directly from –and financially supporting– transgender and non-binary community members.

The funds generated from this webinar go directly to our team members, with 55% going to the facilitator, 30% going to the support team, and 15% going to cover our operating expenses. Learn more about us and our values here.

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Jan 13 2022


12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Jan 13 2022
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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