Be the Light –
March 9, April 7, & May 7, 2019
How to raise a diverse family, while living Jewishly – a learning series from Stand with Trans, made possible by a grant from the Jewish Women’s Foundation. Sign up today!
Celebrating Transgender Day of Visibility – March 29, 2019
Join us at Affirmations for pizza, karaoke, and open mic in the Recess Café.
Games, popcorn, and cotton candy will be in the Gallery.
And, join us for a special screening of “The Most Dangerous Year” at 6:15. Coffee and cookies will be in the Community Room.
2nd Annual Share the Love Event
March 2, 2019
Our second annual family Share the Love offered food, games, facepainting and more at the Orchard United Methodist Church in Farmington Hills. A Stand with Trans family event for all ages, thanks to our sponsoring partner, Ally Financial.
Stand with Trans 4th Annual Empowerment Workshop
October 6, 2018
Stand with Trans hosted an all-day event for trans youth, parents/caregivers of trans individuals and young gender expansive children. The workshop was held in Farmington Hills, MI at the Orchard United Methodist Church.
Stand with Trans Family Picnic
April 10, 2018
The 3rd Annual Stand with Trans Picnic was held on August 12 at the Royal Oak Memorial Park. Zingerman’s Community of Businesses and Achatz Pies provided baked goods. Stand with Trans grilled hot dogs and everyone brought something to share. And, the Meadowbrook Ice Cream truck arrived and gave out 150 delicious frozen treats.
Understanding the Gender Expansive Young Child
April 10, 2018
Speaking presentation including experts in mental health and pediatric endocrinology; Dr. Dan Shumer, pediatric endocrinologist, Sara Wiener, LMSW, director of Mental Health Services within Child & Adolescent Gender Services at Mott Children’s Hospital, and Dr. Antonia Caretto, clinical psychologist specializing in gender-related issues. Hear from parents of trans youth and their experiences. Free event!
Share the Love Family Event
February 10. 2018
Family and friends invited! Potluck with dishes to share, activites for friends and families.
3rd Annual Trans Youth Empowerment Workshop
October 3, 2017
3rd Annual Trans Youth Empowerment Workshop for ages 12-22. Event included an all day parent workshop and activities for transgender/gender-expansive children ages 6-11 such as spoken word poetry, coping skills, games, and leadership workshops. Trans and LGBTQ allied facilitators. Pizza lunch sponsored by Dominos.
2nd Annual Family Picnic
August 13, 2017
Family fun picnic at Memorial Park in Royal Oak!
Stand with Gavin at Michigan Capitol
March 28. 2017
Stand with Trans rallied on the Michigan Capitol steps in Lansing in support of Gavin’s case with the Supreme Court. Gavin was fighting for the right to utilize the school restroom that best fit his gender identity.
Title IX Informational Meeting
March 1, 2017
Information meeting featuring Jay Kaplan and sponsored by Stand with Trans and Springmatter Fund. Understanding the decision to “withdraw and rescind” the guidance issued by the Obama administrtationg which protects trans students under Title IX regulations.
2nd Annual Trans Youth Empowerment Workshop
October 16, 2016
2rd Annual Trans Youth Empowerment Workshop for ages 12-22. Event included an all day parent workshop and activities for transgender/gender-expansive children ages 6-11 such as spoken word poetry, coping skills, games, and leadership workshops. Trans and LGBTQ allied facilitators. Pizza lunch sponsored by Dominos.
Medical and Mental Health Care for the Transgender or Gender Expansive Teen
April 14, 2016
Dr. Dan Shumer, Pediatric Endocrinologist, and Sara Wiener, LMSW, talk about Medical and Mental Health transition and support services for trans* and gender-expansive youth at Temple Israel in West Bloomfield. FREE event, OPEN to anyone in the community. Ideal for families of transgender youth, social workers. school counselors, teachers, mental health professionals, medical professionals and allies.
Gender: Wrapping Our Minds Around Diversity
November 12, 2015
Gender Diversity Presentation on November 12 at 7:00 pm in West Bloomfield. All are welcome. An educational and informative evening that will help us to work with our own misperceptions about gender. Get your questions answered in a safe and inclusive environment.
Transgender Youth Empowerment Workshop
October 18, 2015
All Transgender youth between the ages of 12 and 23 are welcome to this free event! Event includes workshops and presentations on voice/vocal training and body language, bullying and the law, spoken word poetry, self-defense, college and career goals, music, fine art collage, games, and food!