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North York Civic Centre

5100 Yonge Street

Council Chambers -- Lower Level

Toronto, Ontario

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Open Dialogue on Vulnerability - TRANSforming Service Provision

Join us in engaging in an open dialogue on gender, gender roles and a full range of gender identity
issues. This session will feature a panel-led discussion on the various transitioning pathways that highlight the interplay of trans identity with other identities (race, ethnicity, religion, family status, region of origin, etc).


08:30 Registration

09:00 Welcome and Introductions – Jabari Lindsay, City of Toronto, Youth Development Unit

09:25 Creating More Resources for Trans People – Berkha Gupta, LGBT Youth Line (bit.ly/SPIDERdialogue)

09:45 Trans Migration: Newcomers/Refugees – Kusha Dadui, Supporting Our Youth

10:05 Unique Obstacles Associated with Intersectionality: Multiple Layers Affecting Marginalization – Ki Allyene, Supporting Our Youth

10:45 Understanding Issues Around Substance Abuse -- Faith Wilson, Breakaway Addictions, Pieces to Pathways

11:05 Break

11:15 Panel Discussion

  • Black Cap

  • Breakaway Addictions

  • LGBT Youthline

  • Supporting Our Youth

  • Pieces to Pathways

  • The519


This event will include discussion about:

  • Understanding the gender spectrum

  • Speaking on the "why" regarding the integration of trans people

  • he important need to enhance resources

  • Issues regarding access to housing

  • Understanding issues around substance abuse; breakdown of the importance of not mis-gendering people

  • Trans migration: newcomers/refugees – legal process and housing

  • Knowing one's rights – many folks don't know their rights as trans

  • Policies focused around name changes: discussing the biases encompassing these issues

  • Speak on the unique obstacles associated with intersectionality: speaking about the multiple layers of marginalization


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5100 Yonge Street

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Toronto, Ontario

Canada

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