UWindsor Together: Student Mental Health and Remote Learning Services

Black Trans Liberation

Panel discussion with Lazarus Letcher and Monica Forrester.  In partnership with W.E. Trans Support - Transgender and Allied Support, Office of Human Right, Equity, and Accessibility at University of Windsor, and Women's and Gender Studies at University of Windsor.

Join us virtually on Thursday, March 11 at 10:00am for a free event open to the public!  

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Black Trans Liberation Event Flyer

Event Flyer [pdf]

Speakers:

Lazarus Letcher

Lazarus Letcher is a Ph.D. student in American Studies, a solo musician and violist for the queer indie-folk band Eileen & the In-Betweens, and an addiction recovery coach for the BIPOC community. Their work centers on Black and Indigenous solidarities/liberation, transgender history, and sobriety. They live on Tiwa Pueblo land in Albuquerque, New Mexico with their pups Mahler and Billie, and a legion of plants.

You can keep up with them at their website www.lazarusletcher.com or their Instagram @L.Nuzzles.

Monica Forrester

Monica Forrester is a Program and Outreach co-ordinator for Maggie's Toronto Sex Workers Action Project. Since 1999, she has worked in various agencies to educate and make services accessible for trans* folks. She actively works to promote awareness and visibility of trans women. From living and working on the streets to being  instrumental in creating a drop-in and an outreach program for transpeople at the 519 to her current work as a program coordinator for Maggie’s Toronto Sex Workers Action Project, Forrester has long advocated for transgender people in Toronto. She was also part of advocating for trans women to be allowed into women’s shelters and in creating policies to prevent shelters from discriminating against trans women.  Monica is the founder of Trans Pride Toronto www.transpridetoronto.com

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Register online at:  https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_t4Vl-ifAT6GMxoNnPKcFqQ

Registrants will be sent the Zoom webinar link and passcode the day prior to the event.

Participation is by choice:

Participants are encouraged to engage in Q & A at the end of the session, however, each individual should only participate to the level at which they are comfortable.  

Confidentiality:

All participants are asked to respect each other’s privacy and not to reveal anything personal that they learn about someone outside of the discussion session.  While we hope that everyone will respect this privacy, we can never guarantee complete confidentiality in a group setting.  

Respectful Communication:

We ask everyone to be respectful in their disagreement and when speaking to one another.  Student may refer to the University’s Student Code of Conduct.

Accessibility:

The event will have automatically generated live captioning.