Saturday, August 8, 2020
Please join Teddy Hannah-Drullard (They/She) and Jennifer Angelina Petro (She/her),Program Director at the SAGA Community Center, for a fun and informative Q&A!
They are both ready and willing to answer any questions you may have about their trans journeys. If there are any questions you'd like to ask anonymously, please feel free to email Jenn at [masked], and she will bring them to the workshop without your name attached.
Please invite your queer friends, allies, and anyone you think might benefit and enjoy this special presentation!
Zoom Link: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/6559833799
Teddy Hannah-Drullard (They/She) is a Philadelphia native who just finished their bachelor's degree in English -- with concentrations in Gender Studies and Law -- at Kenyon College in rural Ohio. Their most recent projects include heading Kenyon's Committee for Diversity and Inclusion as its inaugural chair, achieving an associate's in vet tech, and providing representation for queer and trans people of color in the entertainment industry. In this space, no question is off limits for Teddy.
Jennifer Angelina Petro is a proud transwoman and mother of three grown sons. She is an activist, poet, musician, artist, storyteller, speaker, twenty-year elementary school teacher, and workshop leader. She has been featured on an episode of Liz Plank’s Vox, as well as in several newspaper articles including the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Montgomery News, and the Bucks County Currier Times. She has published articles for GLSEN and the Montgomery County Women’s Center, as well as two books of trans-related poetry. Jennifer has spoken at rallies and featured in a production of This is My Brave. She was invited to speak on the steps of the Norristown Court House on International Day Against Homophobia. She has led Q-Crew groups at local libraries, and also been asked to speak at local youth centers. Jennifer was asked to speak before the Hatboro City Council by the mayor of Hatboro in an effort to help successfully pass Human Rights Ordinances for the LGBT+ community. She has also spoken in local faith communities on welcoming queer people in their congregations. She played music at the Germantown Jewish Center’s first ever Pride Shabbat, and set up the first LGBT+ booth at Glenside Elementary School’s Diversity Fair. She has also led an LGBT+ training at Peco Energy, and helps lead queer support groups. In addition to her passionate activism and work with the SAGA Community Center, she loves used bookstores and thrift stores, reading P.G. Wodehouse, and eating dark chocolate.
Thursday, July 30th
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join Jules at SAGA for a workshop exploring sexual anatomy from an LGBTQIA+ centered perspective for ages 14+. What are the various erogenous zones and how do we access them? How can we find pleasure and joy in a time of high stress and global grief? Come learn all about bodies, toys, health, and self-pleasure!
Please bring your questions, or submit them anonymously here: bit.ly/AnonQBox
Zoom Link: http://bit.ly/JulesZoom
Jules Purnell, M.Ed. (they/them/theirs) is a sexuality educator, writer, speaker, facilitator, and curriculum developer living in Abington, PA. Jules has over 10 years of experience speaking and teaching on subjects of gender and sexuality, including transgender cultural competency, safer sex and consent, and intersectionality in LGBTQIA+ spaces. They have presented for audiences including academic institutions, seasoned medical professionals, LGBTQ+ youth, and the general public. Jules has presented at such events as the Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit, Transcending Boundaries Conference, The Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference, and The Queer and Trans Youth Summit. Jules has been featured on Sex Ed In Color, Loving Without Boundaries, WERU's Ism Prism, and in Bustle, EcoSalon, and Dispatch Magazine. They will be featured in the upcoming edition of Trans Bodies, Trans Selves. They are a graduate of Widener University's Center for Human Sexuality Studies and currently work in sexual violence prevention.
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