Creating Authentic Spaces: A Gender Identity and Gender Expression Inclusion Workshop

Date of Workshop:
Saturday September 16,  2017
(10:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

Registration Fee:
$80.00 + HST (non-refundable) 

This special one-day workshop is part of The 519’s Trans Inclusion Matters campaign and education curriculum which is designed to challenge transphobia and to foster environments that are inclusive of gender identity and gender expression. 

This full day workshop will explore the experiences and challenges faced by trans people and will support participants in developing approaches to foster environments that are inclusive of all gender identities and gender expressions. 


The workshop will complement The 519 gender identity and gender expression toolkit: Creating Authentic Spaces


This workshop will help participants to:

• Identify and discuss common words to express gender identity and gender expression in Canada

• Identify and discuss examples of transphobic language and behaviour

• Identify and discuss examples of transphobic discrimination and harassment

• Demonstrate and share an empathetic understanding of the experiences of trans people


Sliding Scale Program: As a practice, The 519 will not turn anyone away from attending a program due to their financial situation. At this time, registrations through the sliding scale program cannot be completed online. For more information or to apply for a program sliding scale, please contact:

Laura Gibbon, Supervisor Education and Training: