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'I’m neither male or female’ – Gender: Looking beyond the binary

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Scottish Women's Aid Offices

132 Rose Street

Edinburgh

EH2 3JD

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Aims:
To provide participants with a basic understanding of non-binary gender identities and associated issues that may be experienced by clients.

Why attend:
If you believe yourself to be a LGBTQI+ aware/friendly, having a basic understanding of non-binary gender identities is imperative to work effectively with this growing minority group whom often have complex and varied needs.

What will be covered?
Non-binary identity: an introduction & where does it fit within the LGBTQI+ umbrella.
T
erminology: getting your head around pronouns and labels.
Roleplay: working in pairs to experience using non-binary terms.
Associated issues people may struggle with.
Personal journey of a non-binary counsellor.

Facilitator:
Lisa Gardner, MBACP is a counsellor, facilitator, writer and mental health/LGBTQI+ activist. She has over 10 years experience working in the helping professions, particularly working with minority groups.

Her practice focuses on LGBTQI+ identifying clients and she has a passionate interest in intersectional identities.

Lisa also works with a digital wellbeing programme within the Third Sector and is an unpaid carer for her partner who has ASD (autistic spectrum disorder).

Cost: Early Bird £70. After 18 November 2018 £80. Please note that a space is not guaranteed until payment has been received.

How do I register? Above or by requesting a registration form from audrey@greenwoodevents.co.uk.

Numbers: Min 10. Please note that these workshops are subject to cancellation if we do not reach the minimum numbers requried to make it viable.

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· Would you like to present at a seminar or workshop?
· Can you recommend a speaker?
· Do you have a topic you would like to hear about?
Then email audrey@greenwoodevents.co.uk.

Pass it on! Feel free to pass this invitation on to colleagues and counselling centres – everyone is welcome!

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