Youth Pride Conference

Schedule

Sat May 21 2022 at 09:00 am to 03:00 pm

Location

Naples United Church of Christ | Naples, FL

GLSEN Collier is hosting the inaugural Youth Pride Conference in Naples, FL for all local LGBTQ youth ages 12-18.
About this Event

This one-day conference is created by and for LGBTQ youth seeking to explore LGBTQ-related issues they face today. Breakfast and lunch will be provided for all attendees as well as a drag show from some of our local drag queens. Isaac Salazar will deliver the keynote address. Isaac is a young and passionate advocate in the LGBTQ Community. He is the Outreach and Education Coordinator for Zebra Coalition in Orlando. There will also be a panel discussion with former high school students talking about life in the LGBTQ community after high school. Students will also get to choose from several breakout sessions that feature a variety of presenters, some of which are Southwest Florida locals and others from LGBTQ organizations across the state. Topics for these sessions will include:

  • Mental Health: Coping Strategies (Logan Bell, Sigma Centrum Counseling)
  • Mental Health: Gender Dysphoria (Abby Pitts, LMHC)
  • Forbidden Queer Literature(Via Lipman and Hornet Bosa, GLSEN Collier Shine Team)
  • Gender & Biology (Beth Barrus, biology teacher)
  • Sexuality & Science (Laura Panek, evolutionary biologist)
  • Inclusive Sex Education (Kathryn Ross, Planned Parenthood, Southwest & Central Florida)
  • Intersectionality & Prejudices within the Community (Andre Sanchez-Cardona, Equality Florida Youth Leadership Council)
  • Political Action & Advocacy (Lakey Love, Florida Coalition for Trans Liberation)
  • Navigating a Religious Identity (Rev. Christy Holden, FGCU)
  • Coming Out Story (Marianne and Imogen Lambertson)
  • Homeless & Foster Youth (Stephanie Burns, Child Advocate Manager)

This event is free and open to all students ages 12-18!


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TO REGISTER:

To register, scan the QR code below, or click the link below and fill out the Registration Form. If you have any questions, please email our student director, Hornet Bosa (they/them) at [email protected]


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Where is it happening?

Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road, Naples, United States
Tickets

USD 0.00

Daniel Selvey Shaw (daniel.glsencollier@gmail.com)

Host or Publisher Daniel Selvey Shaw ([email protected])

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