Sat, 23 Jul|
Addressing Gender & Sexuality in Children - Vinay Chandran
A talk on why its important to have these conversations with children and how it can be made comfortable for everyone involved.
Time & Location
23-Jul-2022, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm IST
About the Event
All young children want to know about their bodies and how babies are made. And most parents are uncomfortable having these important conversations with their children. Providing accurate, honest and comprehensive information about gender, relationships, sex, and sexuality will help your child make healthy, safe and positive choices.
Lets explore this topic in more detail with Vinay Chandran in our session on "Addressing Gender & Sexuality in Children".
TOPICS TO BE COVERED
- Why you need to have these difficult conversations
- Communicating with your child about gender and sexuality
- Creating a safe environment for the child to express themselves
About the speaker:
Vinay Chandran is a counsellor and the Executive Director of Swabhava Trust, Bangalore. He set up the Bangalore-based telephone helpline called Sahaya in 2000. His areas of research and interest include sexuality, sexual health, counselling, gender, masculinities and ethics. He is also the co-author of the book "Nothing to Fix: Medicalisation of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity" (SAGE/Yoda Press - 2015). He is currently working on a book looking at LGBTQIA+ healthcare discrimination in southern India.
Date: July 23, 2022
Time: 11AM - 12 PM
Event is Free
Registeration is mandatory
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