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February 2, 2019 | 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Category: Other
Location: Student Center Hilberry D | Map
5221 Gullen Mall
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Staff

This workshop will help those working in healthcare or public health settings with LGBTQ+ clients or patients. It will give a basic understanding of gender, sex, sexual orientation, along with systemic issues that create health disparities. The speaker will bring forth history of trauma from healthcare settings toward LGBTQ+ people and how to overcome. This session will also talk about change of paperwork and best practices of creating an inclusive space so that LGBTQ+ patients do not have to come out at every touch points. There will also be a language portion of the dos and don'ts. Bio: Lilianna Angel Reyes, trans Latina woman, has extensive history working with marginalized populations including people of color, women, LGBTQ communities, HIV positive communities, and most importantly youth and all their intersections. She has worked with many state and national civil rights organizations including Affirmations, Planned Parenthood, National Organization of Women, Transgender Michigan, and the NAACP. She is currently a Founding Mother and Executive Director of a Detroit-metro non-profit, The Trans Sistas of Color Project (TSCOP). She is currently the Second Stories Director for Ruth Ellis Center As a graduate from the University of Michigan Rackham Graduate School with a Masters of Public Administration and her experience in health systems and community health education, she has worked with major federally qualified health centers throughout the country. She has trained over 1200 medical doctors, residents, and other medical providers. she works with most major hospitals in Detroit and five of seven medical schools in Michigan

For more information about this event, please contact LGBT Student Advisory Board at 3135771010 or