2017 THEA’s 3rd Annual Family Symposium Schedule

Featured Speakers:
JoAnne CarrollPresident of TransCentralPA http://transcentralpa.org/
Jackson Milarker – Actor, Modern Family
Lyncoln Gully
Jessica Ryan – It’s a Girl Productions, Makeup Artist
Blake Alford President of THEA

Break-out Session Presentations:

Health Care and Sexuality

  • Fertility
    • Dr Jessica Spencer (Obstetrician/Gynecologist)
  • STI Prevention and Sex (for 18 and under)
    • Lykee Davis (Educator)
  • The Gender Continuum: A Discussion for Parents
    • Keri Lund 
  • Sex Ed, Ask & Tell
    • Anna Baxter, LAPC
    • Lykee Davis (Educator)
  • Endocrinology
    • Dr Brianna Patterson (Pediatric Endocrinologist at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta)

Family Empowerment

  • Safety in Schools: Bathroom Issues
    • Jen Slipakoff (Parent to a Child who is Transgender)
  • Parent  Panel
    • Jen Slipakoff
    • Susan Tatum Martin
    • Nicole Phillips
    • David Stivers (Co-President of PFLAG Atlanta)

Spirituality and Science:

  • 3 Quick and Easy Things to Say to Christians Who Say Being Transgender is Wrong Because “The Bible Says So”
  • The Bible and the Transgender Experience: How Scripture Supports Gender Variance
  • The Family in Transition: When One Transitions, We All Transition
    • Emily Ashcroft (Author and educator)
  • Civil rights of LGBT Identity at Intersection with Religious Freedom