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A Toolkit for Becoming a Transgender Ally | Eli Green | TEDxYouth@SanDiego
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Added Jul 13, 2016
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This powerful talk is about love, the connection between fear and hate, and a making a difference. Dr. Eli Green tells his personal story of what it means to be transgender and shares tools for standing up for transgender people and creating a more fair and equitable world.
For the past 16 years, Dr. Eli Green has been teaching people about transgender identities and experiences with the goal of creating a safer and more affirming world for transgender people. He is the founder of the Transgender Training Institute, a company that provides curricula, train-the-trainer courses, and technical assistance and coaching for current educators and trainers. Dr. Green co-authored The Teaching Transgender Toolkit: A Facilitator’s Guide to Increasing Knowledge, Reducing Prejudice & Building Skills.

TEDxYouth@SanDiego is an independently organized TEDx event designed by youth, for youth to bring the power of big ideas to the youth of San Diego -- and the world. http://www.TEDxYouthSanDiego.com

For the past 16 years, Dr. Eli Green has been teaching people
about transgender identities and experiences with the goal of
creating a safer and more affirming world for transgender people.
As the founder of the Transgender Training Institute, a company
that provides curricula, train-the-trainer courses, and technical
assistance and coaching for current educators and trainers, he has
trained thousands of people around the United States. Dr. Green’s
recent book The Teaching Transgender Toolkit: A Facilitator’s Guide
to Increasing Knowledge, Reducing Prejudice & Building Skills,
co-authored with Luca Maurer, is the first book on the topic written
specifically for fellow trainers, educators, and change-makers.

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