Founded in 1973, PFLAG is the first and largest organization dedicated to supporting, educating, and advocating for LGBTQ+ people and their families. PFLAG’s network of hundreds of chapters and more than 250,000 members and supporters works to create a caring, just, and affirming world for LGBTQ+ people and those who love them.
Achieving Trans Dignity at Work
Track: Raise Your Voice
Workshop Block 5: Sunday, October 27 – 9:45 AM – 11:15 AM
Room: Lester Young B
As a follow-up to the release of the Trans Ally Toolkit in October 2018 (available at aclu-mo.org/trans), we are here to support participants in taking their allyship a step further. Come learn how to stand strong in your workplace and in public spaces, so that we can one by one, make our state safer for trans and queer folks to exist.
Fredrick M. Dolphus, ACLU of Missouri Statewide Trans Leadership Table
Fredrick “Freddie” Dolphus is a certified personal trainer and is a member of the Transgender Leadership Table of Missouri. He joined the leadership table in 2018. Since 2014, he has been a trainer for several gyms in the Kansas City area and has in cage/ring experience as a fighter and coach. He is currently working to promote fitness as a form of self-awareness within the LGBTQ and people of color communities within the Kansas City area.
Jay-Marie Hill, ACLU of Missouri
Jay-Marie Hill (they/them) is a facilitator, educator, and musician that seeks to use all learning mediums to eliminate racialized and gendered barriers to freedom. Jay-Marie currently works out of St. Louis, MO for the ACLU of Missouri and serves as the statewide Trans Justice Organizer. They have previously been a nationally touring musician, and a consultant with arts and non-profit organizations. Currently, they participate in ongoing activism to further the mission and work of multiple organizations focused on National Black and Trans/Queer Liberation, including but not limited to BYP100, Action STL, and the Movement for Black Lives.