The 22nd annual True Colors conference (the nation’s largest and most comprehensive lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans* and ally (LGBTA) youth concerns event) will be held on March 20 and 21, 2015 at UCONN in Storrs. Registration (including up to 9.5 CEUs) is $85 for one day/$95 for both.

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In addition to dozens of workshops by, for and about youth, here is just a taste of what is being offered for social workers, clinicians, policy makers, educators and health care providers:

  • •A Clinician’s Guide to Writing “The Letter” for Transgender Youth
  • •Examining GLBTQI Youth Self-Harming Behaviors
  • •How Early Trauma Impacts the LGBTQI Experience- and How We Can Help Most Powerfully
  • •Unheard Voices: LGBT Middle School Students speak about their experiences, featuring Jazz, one of Time Magazine’s 40 most influential teens.
  • •Sexual Taboos: Discussing Difficult Topics in Sexuality
  • •Regulation of Black and Brown Bodies: Navigating Police Interactions as LGBTQ Youth of Color
  • •Traditional Masculinity and Bystander Intervention
  • •Gay/Straight Alliances: A Collaboration of Resources
  • •Sexual Taboos: Discussing Difficult Topics in Sexuality
  • •Being “out’ in the classroom
  • •Making schools safe and comfortable for gender non-conforming and trans* students
  • •Celebrating LGBT History