Day 1 Session 4: T-GUAVA Workshop for Trans Youth on Dating, Abuse, and Health Relationships

 By Lexi Adsit, Guest Blogger

Presenting on Philadelphia Trans Health Conference

Oh, to be young and trans again! Oh, wait I am rather young and Trans! haha. In session 4 I met Morgan M. Page of T-GUAVA (Trans Girls United Against Violent Assault) who facilitated a really resource-rich trans youth workshop around dating, healthy relationships, and abuse.

I could share a lot of information but one of the key things we brainstormed together as a group of what healthy relationships are:

  • Consent
  • Trust
  • Communication
  • Externalize thought process
  • Adaptability/ Evolution of the relationship
Morgan also shared with us a reference of “The Revolution Starts at Home”  a powerful community zine edited by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna Samarashina and some other very inspiring community organizers.

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