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An interactive workshop for children to engage with the topic of gender in a critical and fun way. They will split into groups and make lists about what is ‘male’ and what is ‘female’ and begin to consider how these expectations may influence their lives. They will also act out a short story called ‘Baby X’ about a child raised gender-neutral and then there will be a discussion.
A writing workshop adaptable to all ages about learning to love yourself through writing. This workshop involves self-reflection, writing love letters to body parts and letters to both yourself in the past and present. It is a way to connect to the self in all of its different versions. Might be a particularly meaningful experience […]
An autobiographical speech about my life as a transgender young person, the process of writing my book Finding Nevo and a quick reading from the book. Students will then have an opportunity after the session to send me some questions online. Topics covered: * Transgender 101 * My story * Identity * Gender * Sexuality […]
A workhop focused all on memoir-writing. What is memoir? Why do people write memoirs? What are some of the important ethical considerations on writing a memoir? What is the process like? All of these questions will be explored with some activities on how to write memories creatively. Topics covered: * Memoir writing * Non-fiction * […]
A writing workshop focused on how to approach LGBTIQA+ characters. This can be applicable to non-fiction / fiction writing. Including some101 terminology, the opportunity to ask any questions and some writing exercises. As well as grappling with the ethical considerations of writing on these topics. Topics covered: * Gender * Sexuality * Trans 101 * […]
A deeper look into transgender 101, definitions, language and some tips on being a good ally to fellow students if they are trans / gender diverse. Will also cover other LGBTIQA+ definitions. Students will have the opportunity to connect and ask questions after the session. Topics covered: * Gender * Sexuality * Terminology * Tips […]
A presentation beginning with an autobiographical story about a transgender person’s experiences and moving into pragmatic advice for how to create inclusive workplaces and learning environments for transgender and gender diverse people. Topics Covered: Gender Roles Bullying Body Image Puberty School Coming out Transitioning in high school Activism Inclusivity
A fun and engaging speech about the life and experiences of a transgender person going through school. Nevo runs through some terminology surrounding the LGBTIQA+ community and answers any questions that may come up throughout the presentation. Topics covered: Gender roles Bullying Body Image Puberty School Coming Out Transitioning in High School Activism