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Apr 11

Gender Expression Movement (GEM)

Posted on April 11, 2016 at 8:52 AM by Communications Department

Peninsula Support Group Kick-off Meeting

The Newport News Department of Human Services Youth GEM_Kick_Off_SCServices in partnership with the Hampton Roads Gender Expression Movement (GEM) is holding a kick-off meeting for a peer-led Peninsula support group for transgender, gender non-conforming, and gender questioning members of Hampton Roads, VA, ages 16-24. The group will meet Tuesday, April 12th from 6:30-8:30 PM at South Morrison Family Education Center. The peer-led group will offer information about resources and supports that are available in Hampton Roads.

Since 2004, GEM has provided advocacy, resources and education about gender identity issues and social support to the transgender, gender non-conforming and gender questioning members of the Hampton Roads transgender community. For additional information about the meeting, please contact Tim Crist-Gillis at 757-609-2203.