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TRANSTOPIA YOUTH

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Are You Transgender? ... Gender Questioning? ... Gender Queer?

"Transtopia" is a monthly group for transgender and gender questioning youth between the ages of 14 to 19. The group meets on a Wednesday night once a  month and provides a safe, supporting space for young people to connect and be themselves.The group is an open group, and bookings are  NOT required

How Much: FREE
Do I Need To Book: No (call or email Viola groups@gendercentre.org.au on (02) 9519 7599) for more information

Please be advised that transtopia is a group for young transgender, gender diverse and gender questioning youth only, family members and non-transgender freinds are not encouraged to attend .Transtopia is a monthly group held over 11 months for youth between the ages of 14 to 19 Transtopia aims to provide a safe space for young transpeople to connect with others, enjoy activities as well as talk about things impacting on their life in a safe and non- judgmental space 

Who runs the group:  It is run by Viola, one of the centre’s case worker

What age must I be? : The group is for ages 14 - 19, if you are under 16 we ask that you complete a consent form & email it to groups@gendercentre.org.au

What is the structure of this group? : This is a relaxed group with the prime objective of creating a safe space, friendships, information and fun workshops!

Do I “HAVE” to talk? : Nobody HAS to talk at group, everybody moves at their own pace and nobody will be put on the spot to talk.

Can I bring a friend or parent? : By all means if you have a friend who identifies as trans or gender questioning and is between the age of 14 and 19 we encourage you to bring them along. However for the safety of the group we do not allow parents or non-trans people to come along.

Can I wear my preferred clothing? : We encourage you to wear whatever makes you comfortable, remember this is a group with people going through very similar experiences.

Who can I contact if I have any questions? : You can email Viola on groups@gendercentre.org.au

Transtopia: A place to be yourself

Under 16 DOWNLOAD THE CONSENT FORM

pdfDOWNLOAD YOUTH BOOKLET

Group dates for 2018

Wednesday:
January 10th  February 7th, March 7th,  April 4th,  May 9th, June 6th, July 4th, August 8th  September 5th,  October 10th,  November 7th, last group for the year December 5th  .

Outline of Transtopia topics for 2018

Jan 10

Feb 7
        

March 7    

April 4     

May 9   

June 6   
 
July 4     
 
Aug 8    

Sep 5    
                     
Oct 10
   

Nov 7   

Dec 5         Saying goodbye to your new friends and having pizza

What time does the group meet

The group runs from 5PM till 7PM, it is completely fine to arrive late or to leave early.

Where do we meet

Transtopia meets at the Gender Centre  41 to 43 Parramatta Rd Annandale

When

Transtopia meets on a Wednesday  of each month

Contact

  • Telephone: +612 9519 7599
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