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Saturday, July 26 • 9:15am - 10:45am
Dads Group 1

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How do dads meet the societal expectations of fatherhood while simultaneously meeting the unique needs of their gender-expansive child? What personal experiences, successes, fears and triumphs are unique to this complex role? This two-part workshop is designed to create an environment where dads can express themselves freely about the issues, concerns, strategies and ideas they have regarding being a father of a transgender or gender-expansive child. Through open and honest dialogue, fathers will be reminded that they are not alone and need to request and offer assistance and understanding to one another in order to better succeed in fulfilling the fatherhood role. This workshop will be held in two parts: an initial session Saturday morning followed by a chance to reflect on the entire conference at the end of the day Sunday.


Enrique Perez Grovas

Enrique Perez Grovas and his wife Isolda are parents of a seven year-old transgender girl. Before moving to New York, they lived in Mexico where they faced all kinds of issues regarding their daughter’s gender identity, including difficulties in school, society, family, etc. They also took various legal steps regarding discrimination they and their child suffered and facilitated a seminar in Lima, Peru specifically directed to Latin/Hispanic... Read More →

Saturday July 26, 2014 9:15am - 10:45am
Dante 220 St Mary's College of California, 1928 St Marys Rd, Moraga, CA 94556

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