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SEXUALITY AND GENDER DIVERSITY IN AUTISM

June 6, 2022 @ 11:00 pm - June 7, 2022 @ 12:30 am

SEXUALITY AND GENDER DIVERSITYIN AUTISM

Monday, June 6, 2022 7-8:30pm

Virtual Event

The acronym LGBTQIA+ is anever-growing and evolving acronym. It is an inclusive term covering people ofall gendered sexualities, such as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender,questioning, queer, intersex, asexual, pansexual, and allies. Autism is morecommon among people who do not identify as their assigned sex — three tosix times more common than in the general population, according toa recent study. Gender identity and sexuality are also more variedamong Autistic people.  Researchers are making gains on how best tosupport Autistic people who identify outside conventional gender and sexualidentities. A panel of self-advocates, parents, community supporters andprofessionals will discuss LGBTQIA+ topics that are of specific interest toAutistic teens and adults and their families, and offer time for Q&A.

Registration is required,please visit https://howard-autism.org/event/sexuality-and-gender-diversity-in-autism-a-panel-discussion/

Questions?   Contact410-290-3466 or melissa.rosenberg@howard-autism.org

Simultaneous Spanishinterpretation will be offered. For disability accommodations (e.g.,sign language interpreters, alternative formats) please contact MelissaRosenberg at melissa.rosenberg@howard-autism.org or 410-290-3466 by March18. This event is co-sponsored by the Howard County Autism Society andPFLAG Columbia-Howard County

Free

 

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Start:
June 6, 2022 @ 11:00 pm
End:
June 7, 2022 @ 12:30 am
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