SUPPORTING YOUR LGBTQ+ GRANDCHILD
Join us for this educational webinar for grandparents and those with younger loved ones who are coming out as LGBTQ+. We’ll learn how sexual orientation differs from gender identify, tips for showing your support, and more.
This webinar will help you learn about:
- Understanding how sexual orientation differs from gender identity
- Tips for showing support for your LGBTQ+ friends and family
SHERRILL WAYLAND, She/Her/They/Them
Director of Special Initiatives, SAGE
Sherrill directs the operations of programs such as SAGECare and the National Resource Center on LGBTQ+ Aging. Sherrill began work with SAGE at the local level in 2008, founding the SAGE Affiliate in St. Louis, MO, and became a certified trainer with SAGE in 2011. Sherrill has over 20 years of professional experience in the fields of education, disability, and LGBTQ+ older adult advocacy.
LIZ OWEN, She/Her
Director of Communications, PFLAG
Liz received her B.S. from the School of Speech at Northwestern University, where she majored in Theatre and Communications and began her career in theater before expanding her experience. During her time working on an LGBTQ family film, she developed partnerships with numerous national LGBTQ organizations; among them was PFLAG National. In January 2011, Liz jumped on the opportunity to join the organization as Director of Communications.