Intersections of Hate: Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminism (TERF) and the Far Right
Date: 1:00pm - 5:00pm PDT June 8 Location: Q Center
Together, attendees of this workshop will explore the ways in which socio-political and ideological attitudes regarding gender diverse and transgender people has evolved in the 20th and 21st centuries—from that of disbelief and indifference, to psycho-medical curiosity and eventually, intersectional intolerance, discrimination, oppression, condemnation and political opportunism.
This interactive session will provide attendees with a greater scope of understanding surrounding the evolving social dynamic in which transgender people of all ages must navigate.
This workshop is part of the Portland United Against Hate training series and is free and open to the public.
Accessibility Needs and Accommodations: This workshop location is wheelchair accessible. Please note any additional accessibility needs (including ASL interpretation or non-english language translation) you may have during your registration. We encourage registrants to make our office aware of any requests no later than two weeks before the workshop date. While we will make an effort to secure accommodations upon short notice, we cannot guarantee they will be available.
Details & Registration
Date and Time: Friday, June 8, 2018, 1-5 p.m.
Location: Q Center, 4115 N Mississippi Ave,
Presenter: Jenn Burleton, Founder and Executive Director, TransActive Gender Center
About the Presenter
Jenn Burleton, is a nationally recognized leader on issues relating to transgender and gender diverse children and youth. In addition to her work at TransActive (she is the founder and executive director), she currently serves on Oregon Health & Science University’s Transgender Program Advisory Committee, the Equi Insitute Board of Directors, and is part of the LGBTQ Child Welfare Workgroup for Multnomah County. She was recently awarded the 2014 Multnomah County “Sy Award” for lifetime commitment to social justice.
This project is supported by the City of Portland, Office of Neighborhood Involvement and Office of Management and Finance, Special Appropriations for Portland United Against Hate. The content is solely the responsibility of the grantee and does not necessarily represent the official views of the City of Portland.
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