University of Toronto Family Care Office event: Talking to your child about sexual orientation. May 14

University of Toronto Family Care Office

Date: Wednesday, May 14

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

NEW Location: Bahen Centre, 40 St. George St., Room 2139

Join us for a conversation about the many ways we talk about sexual
orientation with our kids, how you can create a more inclusive and
welcoming environment for your child to learn both personally and about
the diversity of lived experience in their communities and their city.

Open to parents with kids of all ages, this workshop aims to offer
guidance and facilitate peer learning on how to communicate about sexual
orientation in ways that match your own valaues and support your child
regardless of their experience.

  • Understanding sexual orientation (definitions, terms)
  • When and how to talk to your children
  • Responding to questions and comments inside the family and from the various communities you and your child are part of
Facilitator: Cory Silverberg is a sexuality
educator, author, and trainer. He received his Masters of Education
from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education and trains across
North America on topics including access and inclusion, sexuality and
disability, and gender inclusion in sex education. He is currently
writing a series of three inclusive books for children about sexuality
for Seven Stories Press.  The first, What Makes a Baby, was released in May 2013 and will be available for purchase at the session.

This event is sponsored by the Sexual & Gender Diversity Office and The Family Care Office.

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