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PrideLinc Offers Workshop to Discuss Gender


Springfield, IL (October 11, 2022) In honor of Coming Out Day, PrideLinc put on a workshop, Gender 101, The Language of Gender. The guest speaker for the event was Juli Grey-Owens, Board Chair and Executive Director of Gender Equality New York (GENY); a trans-woman who has been working in the field for nearly 20 years.

Multiple topics were discussed during the workshop revolving around the basic concepts and proper terminology of sex, gender, and sexual orientation. Grey-Owens also covered the categories and characteristics that describe every person in regards to sex, gender, how one expresses gender and who we love.

There were about 50 attendees registered with about 15 in person and the others viewing by Zoom. CORAL provided the refreshments for the event.


Carolyn Austin, AgeLinc CEO (and CORAL boardmember) and Scott Linde, Director of Development



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