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Breaking Down Gender & Sexuality
April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFREE
Please join Wilton Library and Wilton Pride on Tuesday, April 25 at 7:00 p.m. for a community conversation on gender and sexuality. This forum is a must for all who wish to be allies to the LGBTQ+ community. Led by Cadence Pentheny from the Triangle Community Center (TCC), this event will engage participants in a thorough overview of what it means to be LGBTQ+ and an ally.
You will walk away with:
- An understanding how LGBTQ+ individuals are impacted by bias, and an overview of best practices that protect safety and inclusion;
- An understanding of what is meant by sexual orientation, sexual identity, gender identity, gender expression, and sex assigned at birth;
- Language and definition of terms associated with the LGBTQ+ community, including lesser known terms;
- An understanding of hetero-normativity, the gender/sex binary, and cis-normativity;
- The opportunity to rethink the social norms and expectations surrounding sexuality and gender in society.
Cadence Pentheny (they/them) is Triangle Community Center’s passionate community educator. As leader of TCC’s LGBTQ+ Training Institute, Pentheny is responsible for engaging with the wider community to provide educational opportunities and professional development surrounding LGBTQ+ cultural humility and allyship across Fairfield County and beyond.
Registration is strongly recommended. Register online or call 203.762.6334.
This event is co-sponsored by Wilton Library, Triangle Community Center, Wilton Youth Council, Middlebrook PTA, Wilton High School PTSA, Middlebrook GSA , Wilton High School GSA, The Rowan Center.