Tag Archives: Activism

TBT: Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance Originally posted on November 20, 2009 November 20 is the Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day to honor and remember transgender (or perceived to be transgender) individuals who have been murdered because of discrimination and hate. I … Continue reading

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Talking vs. Processing in Trauma Therapy

What is the difference between talking about trauma memories and processing them? Continue reading

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What Can You Do About Sexual Violence?

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This year’s theme is “It’s time … to get involved.” The message is that preventing sexual assault needs to be our collective responsibility. Continue reading

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National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Ideas for participating in Eating Disorder Awareness Week. I will be hosting an information booth and free screening at the Sulzer Library on Wednesday February 23, 9 am- 4 pm. Continue reading

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Transgender Remembrance Week: Transforming the Pain

Made for Flight is a Transgender youth and ally empowerment project designed to celebrate and honor transgender individuals who have been murdered because of discrimination and hate. Continue reading

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