Presentations 

Conferences 

  • Tiffany Club of New England's First Event Conference (January 2008)

    • Facilitated a workshop discussing the specific challenges facing trans women who want to enter women's college communities. (Peabody, MA)

  • 18th Annual GLSEN-Boston Conference (March 2008)

    • Facilitated three workshops at the annual GLSEN-Boston Conference, themed "Teaching Respect: Embracing Your Voice as a Force for Change." (Jamaica Plain, MA)

  • Tiffany Club of New England's First Event Conference (January 2009)

    • Facilitated a workshop exploring trans(gender) feminism. (Peabody, MA)

  • Civil Liberties & Public Policies (CLPP) Annual Conference (April 2009 & April 2011)

    • Facilitated workshops on gender oppression. (Amherst, MA)

  • New Leadership Networking Initiative (NLNI) Annual Conference (April 2011-April 2013)

    • Facilitated a number of workshops pertaining to the care and comfort of working with gender minorities (Amherst, MA)

  • American Family Therapy Association (June 2011)

    • Presented a workshop on the uses of the dialogical narrative approach towards gender. (Boston, MA)

  • Unitarian Universalist Youth Conference (February 2012)

    • Presented a workshop on transcending gender. (Boston, MA)

  • Fantasia Fair (October 2013)

    • Facilitated group for couples to talk about sexuality in the context of transitions and bodies. Also facilitated a workshop on trans bodies and sexuality. (Provincetown, MA)

  • Philly Trans Health Conference (June 2014)

    • Facilitated a presentation and discussion on Sex Therapy. (Philadelphia, PA)

  • American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT) Annual Conference (June 2015)

    • Offered a presentation titled “Clinical Competency and Therapeutic Awareness with Erotic Minorities,” of which discussed the sexualities of erotic minorities, including but not limited to bodies of different sizes, trans bodies, BDSM, kink, poly, and LGBP people. (Minneapolis, MN)

Panels

  • University of Rhode Island Symposium on GLBTQQI Issues (March 2007)

    • Co-founder Hadley Smith sat on the panel "Transforming Our Communities: A Panel With the Founders of Three Pioneering Transgender/Transexual Social Justice Organizations." (Providence, RI)

  • 17th Annual GLSEN-Boston Conference (March 2007)

    • Co-founder Hadley Smith sat on the panel "What is the T in GLBT? Transgender Youth Panel" moderated by Grace Sterling Stowell, Executive Director of BAGLY (Boston Alliance of Gay and Lesbian Youth). (Jamaica Plain, MA)

  • Trans Alums and Wellesley College (April 2007)

    • Co-founder Hadley Smith sat on a panel of trans and/or gender non-conforming alums from Wellesley College speaking about the concerns specific to individuals graduating with a degree from a single-sex institution. (Wellesley, MA)

  • "Culture Shock" Program at Wellesley College (November 2007)

    • Co-founder Hadley Smith sat on a panel about trans issues and gender identity at Wellesley College and beyond. Organized to encourage students to talk about concerns sensitive or pertinent to the Wellesley College Community. (Wellesley, MA)

  • "Activism and Academia" Panel at Northeastern University (December 2007)

    • Co-founder Hadley Smith, along with other social justice activists in the Greater Boston area, discussed the intersections of activism with academia. The panel was part of a day-long conference for graduate students at Northeastern University. (Boston, MA)