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.

Published by sistahmamaqueen

Here to centralize a lot of articles, dope ass blogs, and community resources into one lightning rod of a blog and also potentially write some blogs on oppressive behavior and use this a speaker for my own experiences while also helping to push and build a movement of youth empowerment. Especially with an eye towards 2012 and what we as a community want to do to make sure our voices are heard! I also welcome fellow bloggers to blog with me! Let me know if you're interested!

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