The Moment You Walk in the Door: Creating Spaces of Welcome for 2SLGBTQIA People
Level One Partner Workshop With anya gwynne
Part One: Thursday, January 26, 2023 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
Part Two: Thursday, February 2, 2023 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
Hosted via Zoom. Participants will be able to attend online or call in over the phone.
The Moment You Walk in the Door: Creating Spaces of Welcome for 2SLGBTQIA People is a dynamic workshop that contextualizes current day issues experienced by marginalized sexual orientations, gender diverse and intersex clients, patients, and customers that are coming into your agency, organization, or business. We will discuss intersectional identities, explore the Social Determinants of Health and countering systemic bias, clarify terminology, address issues related to gender identity and expression, and share best practice tips to create welcoming spaces. This is an interactive workshop that aims to provide a non-judgemental experience, to engage and ask questions related to personal and professional development.
- More informed on language and current issues that affect 2SLGBTQIA individuals.
- Develop best practice approaches to care for a growing demographic.
- Understand gender identity and expression and strategies to avoid lateral violence.
- Learn ways to deal with making mistakes… because we all make mistakes.
- Enjoy learning about sex and gender.
- Early Bird Ticket for Peterborough-Based Participants: $49.00*
- Regular Ticket for Peterborough-Based Participants: $59.00*
- Regular Ticket for Participants Outside of Peterborough: $69.00*
*Plus Eventbrite’s fee.
Who should attend this workshop?
This workshop is designed specifically for helping professionals. We define “helping professional” as anyone in a position of interacting with people in providing a service.
How many people can attend?
Registration for this workshop has been capped at 35 participants.
What is a level one partner workshop?
This refers to a workshop that is being put on by another organization or individual with the support of A Question of Care. It is also being offered at a more basic, 101 level, though it can be beneficial to anyone regardless of their experience.
Will I receive a certificate for attending?
Yes, you will receive a certificate of attendance after participating in the workshop and filling out a post-course evaluation.
Will these sessions be recorded?
No, these sessions will not be recorded in order to maintain the privacy of participants, but any relevant slides and handouts will be sent to attendees.
What is your refund policy?
We can offer refunds up to seven days before the first session. Eventbrite’s fee is nonrefundable. After this period, we can accept substitutions. If we must cancel the workshop, you will receive a full refund. Your satisfaction is guaranteed.
Who can I contact with further questions?
If you have an accessibility request or any other questions, please contact the QoC Project Lead at or 705-927-3448.
The cost of this workshop has been subsidized through a partnership with the Peterborough Drug Strategy and its members. Additionally, local participants can contact us to apply for a bursary.
- 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
- Thursday, January 26, 2023
- 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
- Thursday, February 2, 2023
A first-generation settler from Nogojiwanong/Peterborough, anya gwynne is a non-binary, queer writer and educator who creates authentic opportunities for learning and connection. Over the last 12 years, they have engaged service providers, educators, and community to build welcoming spaces and inclusive, accessible services for 2-SLGBTQIA+ people. anya is grateful for the opportunity to work with youth and participate in intergenerational spaces, witnessing stories of resistance and change. They have recently started a coaching practice www.anyagwynne.com to support parents and families of trans and non-binary youth to build bridges of communication and understanding.