Wednesday, March 23, 2011
(Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Straight Education Network - MA chapter)
Teaching Respect : Making It Better
Saturday, March 26th, 2011
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
MIT (MA Institute of Technology)
Stratton Student Center
84 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139
Co-sponsored by LGBT@MIT -- http://web.mit.edu/lbgt/.
Official conference page:
This all-day conference will include well-renowned speakers, as well as experienced trainers who are enthusiastic about helping you prevent bullying and harassment in your community. If you've attended in the past, you know about the amazing benefits of this conference. This year there will be many new and exciting presentations to provide you with the most current and relevant resources and tools.
I'll be on a panel with three colleagues -- "Looking Back on LGBTQ Youth Activism in Boston", about the history of the local GLBTQ youth movement. We presented this workshop for the first time at last year's GLSEN MA con.
Mycroft Masada Holmes is a transgender leader specializing in faith, religion and spirituality. Mycroft is Chair of the Interfaith Coalition for Transgender Equality, Chair of the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition's Training Committee, Emeritus Founding Chair of Keshet's Transgender Working Group (TWiG), and a board member of Congregation Am Tikva. Mycroft is also committed to working for fat / size acceptance and social justice, and is a writer and an artist.