Archive for August, 2012

  • Second Life

    Second Life is an online virtual world in which a highly diverse global population can interact in real time from almost any computer with a solid internet connection. At the August 25, 2012 Milwaukee social support/informational group meeting, guest presenter Raine shared an audiovisual tour of Second Life.  She highlighted how to create an avatar […]

  • Support for SOFFAS (Significant Others, Family, Friends, and Allies)

    • Date: August 24th, 2012
    • Subjects:

    A workshop led by Loree Cook-Daniels for community members.   SouthEastern Transgender Health Summit Providing Access, Promoting Wellness Asheville, NC The overarching goal of the SouthEastern Transgender Health Summit (SETHS) is to increase the awareness of need, and to improve the quality and accessibility of culturally competent care for those who identify as transgender. The […]

  • A Comprehensive Look at TransAging Issues

    • Date: August 24th, 2012
    • Subjects:

    A workshop led by Loree Cook-Daniels for providers.   SouthEastern Transgender Health Summit Providing Access, Promoting Wellness Asheville, NC The overarching goal of the SouthEastern Transgender Health Summit (SETHS) is to increase the awareness of need, and to improve the quality and accessibility of culturally competent care for those who identify as transgender. The IOM […]

  • FAQ: Know and Tell Why

    Transgender and gender non-conforming people are frequently subjected to rude, curious, and/or insensitive questions, and so are often wary when accessing services.  Service providers can establish better rapport by ensuring they “know and tell why” answering a question will help the (transgender) client receive better-tailored service.