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Supporting Your LGBTQ+ Grandchild

June 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for this virtual event on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 2:00PM CST.

Grandparents are the source of unconditional love for their grandchildren. When a grandchild comes to you to discuss matters of sexual orientation and gender identity, they are depending on you to listen to them and not judge them. 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 identity, tips for showing your support, and more.

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.

For questions, please email comm@belmontvillage.com.

Sponsored by SAGE, Belmont Village Senior Living, and PFLAG.


June 20
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Belmont Village