Thursday, January 7, 2016

Program To Highlight LGBTQ And Ally Harassment

Stop Bullying PhotoThe Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Plattsburgh will host local LGBTQ advocate Kelly Metzgar on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 7 pm.

Metzgar works with transgender leaders across New York State in securing rights and protections for transgender and gender non-conforming individuals. Her discussion will center on bullying and harassment of transgender, gender non-conforming, lesbian, gay and bisexual students as well as current NYS laws protecting students from this type of behavior. She will also focus on supporting families, students and educators. A discussion will follow.

Prior to the discussion, the doors will open at 6 pm for an “Our Whole Lives” open house. OWL is an award-winning, secular human sexuality education program offered by the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Plattsburgh each year.

The OWL programming is open to students in the K-1, 4-6 and 7-9 grade levels. Parents and students who are interested in learning more will have the opportunity to review the curriculum and ask questions of the program’s trained facilitators.

For more information, contact Nicole Navarro at uufpdre@gmail.com. The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Plattsburgh is located at 4 Palmer Street, Plattsburgh, NY.

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