Day of Action Workshop Presentations

If you attended Tuesday's Day of Action, you have the opportunity to download the presentations or find more information at the links below. Family Formation, Protection and Preservation for LGBT Families in VA Family law expert Colleen Quinn discusses the opportunities and challenges for Virginia residents including adoption and assisted reproductive technologies. This workshop also focuses on options available to Virginia’s LGBT families in protecting and preserving themselves as a recognized “family.” Naming and Preventing Sexual Assault in LGBTQ Communities Sexual violence happens in our community and in our relationships. Join the VA Anti-Violence Project to discuss this often taboo topic and learn how to identify ways to bring awareness and prevention to the issue of sexual violence. Visit The Virginia Anti-Violence Project The Legal Landscape for LBGT Individuals, Couples and Families in Virginia Richmond-based attorney Bary Hausrath provides a comprehensive overview of laws and legal case history impacting Virginia’s LGBT community including updates on developments over the past decade on issues ranging from adoption, marriage equality, hospital visitation, employment, hate crimes, and birth certificate modification. Download the Powerpoint How to be an Ally and Advocate for Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People Transgender Advocate Ted Heck teaches basic concepts and definitions around gender, how to interact in a respectful and supportive manner with trans folks, and how you can step-up for the “T” in LGBT. Visit our transgender resources here.