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LGBT+ History Month – Everyday Transphobia
This February, the Leadership Academy is partnering with MindOut, a mental health charity dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT community.
This training session will explore complexity of transphobia in theory and in practice, in addition to the discourse around contemporary transphobia and it’s impact on the state of trans healthcare in the UK, intersectional trans identities (i.e. the interaction between holding a trans identity & race, class, disability, and neurodivergence). Delegates can look forward to exploring unintentional vs. intentional vs. systemic transphobia, medicalized transphobia, racialized transphobia, transmisogyny, transmisgynoir, and more.
About the Trainer
Kip Erev (pronouns: he/him, fae/faer) is a qualified teacher and trainee Art Psychotherapist. He joined the MindOut team in January 2022. He is thrilled to be part of an organisation that values wellbeing and responding genuinely to need, as well as understanding mental health as a community issue. Fae are passionate about working with an empathetic, intersectional, and affirming approach. Previous to working at MindOut, Kip was a support worker for adults with Autism, learning disabilities, and mental health needs, after training as a teacher. This, alongside faer own life experiences, taught Kip about the importance of being trauma-informed and how vital connecting with mental wellbeing is to all of us. As the Wellbeing Project Worker at MindOut, Kip runs suicide prevention support groups for service users, provides individual support to LGBTQ+ people who are dealing with mental health challenges, and delivers training and workshops on aspects of queer mental health, including trauma and suicide.
MindOut is a mental health service run by and for lesbians, gay, bisexual, trans and queer people with experience of mental health issues.
We work to improve the mental health and wellbeing of LGBTQ communities and to make mental health a community concern.
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