2014 True Colors Conference: Leveling the Playing Field

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03/21/2014 - 8:00am to 03/22/2014 - 5:00pm
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University of Connecticut
Storrs, Connecticut

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True Colors
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www.ourtruecolors.org
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This year's selection of workshops for adults really demonstrates the commitment to bringing experts in LGBT youth issues from all over the country together in one, comprehensive two day learning experience.Here is just a taste of what is being offered:•    Controversies in Gender Diagnosis: Moderated by Ritch Savin-Williams, Ph.D. from Cornell University, this panel of experts includes a wide range of views and perspective.•    Sexual Taboos: Discussing Difficult Topics in Sexuality•    The Influence of Trauma on Identity Experiencing EMDR for Resolution•    Coming-Out & Self-Acceptance: The Right Track Treatment Model - One Year Later!•    Gender Identity/Expression in Young Children: Creating Gender Affirming, Rather than Gender Neutral Classrooms•    Strategies for Youth Leadership through Youth-Adult Partnerships•    Creating Social Change: Providing Support and Affirming LGBT Community Members within the Foster Care System•    50 Shade of Brown - Connecting at the Intersections•    Planning Awesome Programs with Your GSA•    Unheard Voices: LGBT Middle School Students•    Sharpen Your Pencils: What Parents of LGBTQ Youth Should Know About Their Children's RightsIn addition to the multitude of fabulous workshops being offered, there will be terrific entertainment including slam poet, Kit Yan, at the conference opening.  Special Guests: Singer/dancer/entertainer extraordinaire Danny Moreno, Comedian Robin Cloud and ESPN commentator/Soccer hero Brianna Scurry. 

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