These are the slides from workshops I’ve given. I focus on talking about issues that have personally affected me and others around me and so the topic is more often than not trans issues. I also take to other outlets to explore these issues, such as publishing zines with short stories.
Trans 101 for Coders
Discusses how to make tech workplaces more welcoming of trans and gender diverse individuals. Talks about how to make software design accessible to trans and gender diverse individuals.
Discusses obstacles that non-passing people face and how gender conformity is pushed from the outside. Target audience are trans and gender variant people.
Trans 101 for the Workplace
Provides a base level introduction to vocabulary around trans people, dispelling misconceptions, and discussing how discrimination is normalized. Target audience are cisgender individuals in management or leadership positions.
Trans Narrative & Involuntary Therapy
Dispel myths I encountered time and time again in the policy / counseling sphere around trans people and to talk about how these myths translated into barriers that hurt trans people. Target audience are cisgender counselors, therapists, and medical professionals.
Discusses how and why transfeminine individuals are disproportionately marginalized when compared to the trans and gender variant population as a whole. Target audience are students & young adults.