Events & Education

Transgender/Gender-Nonconforming Support Group

Anchor Health Initiative is proud to be co-sponsoring the support group, Express Yourself. Express Yourself welcomes any member of the Nonbinary, Gender Fluid, and Transgender Community, regardless of labels or self-identification. It is a safe, private, and FREE meeting space to discuss critical topics; not limited to peer rejection, health care barriers, dating challenges, family roles, isolation, employment struggles, community violence, legal involvement, addiction and bereavement. Express Yourself values free expression and promotes healing. Generally, there is time for socializing.

Group Facilitator: Jacki Alessio, LMSW
Co-Sponsor Anchor Health Initiative
YWCA-GREENWICH
259 East Putnam Ave
Greenwich, CT 06830
(203) 869-6501
www.ywcagreenwich.org
7pm to 8:15pm, 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the Month
Open to All Ages
Please present yourself in the attire that best reflects who you are!

Washington has announced that it will recognise non-binary people on official documents

The groundbreaking step makes Washington the third state in the US to put ‘X’ alongside ‘M’ and ‘F’ on forms like driving licenses and birth certificates. Those wishing to change their legal gender on official forms will also now not require a letter from their doctor. Keep reading on PinkNews →

The Transgender Scientist Who Changed How We See the Brain

“Ben Barres was a role model for role models.” Keep reading on The Atlantic →

If States Got LGBT-Friendlier, They Could Earn Billions

Studies show that states lose millions when they discriminate against LGBT people. They are also losing out on potentially billions of dollars by failing to pass pro-LGBT laws. Keep Reading on The Daily Beast →

First openly transgender woman in British Vogue

A model, writer and campaigner has become the first openly transgender woman to be featured in British Vogue. Paris Lees is included in a feature celebrating 100 years since women have had the right to vote in the UK. Keep reading on BBC →

U.S. Military To Allow Transgender Recruits After Current Administration Drops Appeal

Current Administration Bans CDC from Using the Word ‘Transgender’

The administration has prohibited the Center for Disease Controls from using seven words or phrases in any official documents for the 2018 budget. One of those words is transgender. Keep reading on Advocate →

In Their Words: How Children Are Affected by Gender Issues

They’re only 9 years old, but these kids from around the world offer keen insight into how gender shapes destiny. Keep reading on National Geographic→