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Thursday, October 20, 2022
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Licking County Library, 101 W Main St., Newark, Ohio

Whether creating an inclusive registration form, respectfully addressing someone we meet at a conference, or adding pronouns to an email signature, aspects of gender identity have become an ever-increasing part of our personal and professional communication.

In a session led by Lane Shirrell, Community Education & Research Manager at Kaleidoscope Youth Center, we will learn about the complexity of gender, including:

  • Gender identity
  • Gender expression
  • Sex assigned at birth
  • Distinctions between gender and sexuality
  • The LGBTQIA+ acronym
  • Use of personal gender pronouns
  • Alternatives to using gendered language

As Ohio’s largest and longest serving organization solely dedicated to supporting LGBTQIA+ youth, KYC will lead us through a learning session and conversation on this aspect of creating a more inclusive environment.

Presenter: Lane Shirrell, Community Education & Research Manager, Kaleidoscope Youth Center (KYC)

Kaleidoscope Youth Center (KYC) is Ohio's largest and longest-serving organization solely dedicated to serving and supporting LGBTQIA+ youth ages 12-24. In their capacity as KYC’s Community Education & Research Manager, Lane is responsible for the day-to-day operations of, and administrative duties associated with, KYC’s education and training program.

Please note: All registrants and ticket holders will be notified of Licking County Foundation's Meeting Protocols based on the CDC's COVID-19 Community Levels for Licking County closer to the date of the event. 

Licking County Foundation is the organizer and sponsor of this workshop. By making meeting space available for this event, Licking County Library does not imply that it either advocates or endorses the viewpoints expressed in the meeting, its sponsors, or speakers.