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Talk of the Town | Talia Fox

Tracy McKay is the Program Director at PFLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays), and Carmen Paulino is a parent volunteer at the organization. They are also parents (and foster parents) of trans youth. In this conversation, they provide invaluable insight and counsel around how to provide the most effective support for children (and for themselves) through the process of coming out, and thereafter.

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Tracy McKay is the Program Director at PFLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays), and Carmen Paulino is a parent volunteer at the organization. They are also parents (and foster parents) of trans youth. In this conversation, they provide invaluable insight and counsel around how to provide the...

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While COVID-19 affects literally everyone, it disproportionately impacts those who are already vulnerable or underserved, which include the overlapping populations that make up the LGBTQ+ community. Simmons University professor Gary Bailey joins LexPride's Valerie Overton to describe the health, employment, social, and cultural effects on LGBTQ+ populations, along with some...

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Activists Andy Rubinson (Arlington Rainbow Commission) & Valerie Overton (LexPride) discuss the gaps in laws, policies, and circumstances that lead to situations where LGBTQ+ people tend to be vulnerable. They identify several initiatives intended to improve matters, and suggest other things people can do to help. Resources: Massachusetts: GLAD Know...

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Activists Andy Rubinson (Arlington Rainbow Commission) & Valerie Overton (LexPride) summarize MA laws that provide protections for LGBTQ+ people, where gaps exist, and what some cities and towns offer in addition to state law. They also address the range of hostility and discrimination that can be experienced, and advise what...

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Trans activist Noah Stang-Osborne & LexPride Co-Chair Valerie Overton discuss the distinct likelihood that we interact with LGBTQ+ people often, sometimes without knowing. They explain basic good practices for inclusivity and how to take a further step into active Allyship. Resources: LexPride: https://www.lexpridema.org/resources Gender Unicorn by TSER: http://www.transstudent.org/gender To find...

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Trans activist Noah Stang-Osborne & LexPride Co-Chair Valerie Overton explain the types of identities we all have (sex assigned at birth, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, romantic orientation), how they interrelate, terms, and pronouns. Resources: LexPride: https://www.lexpridema.org/resources Gender Unicorn by TSER: http://www.transstudent.org/gender To find out more visit: www.lexpridema.org https://rainbowarlington.org/...

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