This month’s speaker will be a representative from Affirmations which is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization serving people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. It is located in a state-of-the-art, multi-use facility in the heart of downtown Ferndale, at the Northern border of the City of Detroit. Affirmations provides a welcoming space where people of all sexual orientations, gender identities & expressions, and cultures can find support and unconditional acceptance, and where they can learn, grow, socialize and feel safe.
Ian Unger, Youth Program Coordinator from Affirmations topic will be "A Look Inside the QUILTBAG: Examining Gender and Sexuality"
Learning more about the LGBTQ community can seem daunting and sometimes feels like speaking a new language. This presentation will help to understand the basics of sexuality and gender identity, as well as the process by which many LGBTQ youth come to understand themselves. Also, learn more about Affirmations Community Center and the programs we offer for youth and family.