Upcoming Events

October 7, 2017: Transgender Youth Empowerment Workshop – NOW including parents and younger gender expansive children.  You can register on the site and click here for more DETAILS.

To Register as a youth, parent or for your young child, click here.

Here are some important details. REGISTRATION WILL START AT 9:15 a.m.The day will begin at 9:45 with opening remarks for Parents and Youth (12-22). All sessions will begin at 10:00 a.m. 

The parent and youth schedules can be found here.

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Past Events

August 13, 2017: Bring your families and join Stand with Trans at Memorial Park in Royal Oak for our 2nd Annual Family Fun Day Picnic! 

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Information Evening

On October 16, 2016, the second annual Trans Youth Empowerment Workshop will be held in Ferndale, MI at Affirmations. The day is FREE, includes lunch, workshops, snacks and a cool t-shirt. Advance registration is required.

Check out our calendar for the happenings around town. If you hear of an event that you feel is share worthy, please let us know.


Trans Youth Empowerment Workshop Schedule: Be Your Own Hero 2016




Please join us on Thursday, April 14, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. in West Bloomfield at Temple Israel. Dr. Dan Shumer, Pediatric Endocrinologist, and Sara Wiener, LMSW, will talk about Medical and Mental Health transition and support services for trans* and gender-expansive youth. The event is FREE and OPEN to anyone in the community. There will be plenty of time for Q and A and discussion. This is ideal for families of transgender youth, social workers. school counselors, teachers, mental health professionals, medical professionals and allies.

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Don't forget to join us at the Gender Diversity Presentation on November 12 at 7:00 pm in West Bloomfield. All are welcome. It's going to be 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.

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Register now for the Transgender Youth Empowerment Workshop coming up October 18. For session descriptions and facilitator bios, click here. Help us support the Ruth Ellis Center. Bring new full-sized or travel-sized toiletries to the workshop so we can help kids who are not able to easily access shampoo, soap, toothpaste, etc.

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