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Online “Open” Gender Identity Support Group for Adults, 3/2/23, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM ET

March 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm, Free

DESCRIPTION: This group always meets on the first Thursday of the month and is for post-high school adults on (or near) the autism spectrum who are interested in discussing and exploring their gender in a supportive setting.  Most people who attend identify as transgender, nonbinary, and/or genderfluid, and some are questioning their gender identity or gender roles. Join us to share stories and perspectives, and to get support. No autism diagnosis or certainty about gender identity is required to attend. This is a safe place to explore intersecting identities.

WHEN: Thursday, March 2, 2023

TIME: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM ET

WHERE: Online via Zoom

FACILITATORS: Emmett Perkins and Maxfield Sparrow

COST: Free, supported by a grant from Genentech, a member of the Roche Group

CAPACITY: 40 participants

REGISTRATION: Advanced registration is required.  After you have registered, a confirmation email is sent with a link to attend the program. Registrants who do not receive the confirmation email should check their email spam folder. Registration closes 24 hours prior to the event. Early registration is highly recommended as many programs fill quickly.

The registration for this event has ended.

AUDIENCE: AANE Adult Support Groups, Social Groups, and events are intended for post-high school adults on the spectrum who are able to self-regulate AND independently participate in activities without the assistance of a dedicated caretaker.

EVENT & GROUP INFORMATION: Most of AANE programming is currently online. The following terms are used for different audience specifications:

  • “Open” events/groups may have different participants joining from session to session and “Closed” events/groups have the same participants for a set number of sessions.

CODES OF CONDUCT: Participants at AANE events are expected to act respectfully toward other participants and group facilitators. AANE reserves the right to deny admission to and/or ask individual participants to leave an event. For more information see FAQS.

TECHNICAL SUPPORT: The online platform for the event/program will be listed in the confirmation email from AANE. For assistance with Zoom, please visit the Zoom Help Center prior to the event to become familiar with the platform.

DISCLAIMER: The resources and information shared within AANE support groups are for informational and educational purposes only and are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical or mental health advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Our hope is that these resources will provide you with useful connections as you navigate your journey of discovery and connection. AANE​ makes no warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the information shared within the group.


March 2
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Kelly Urban
617-393-3824 x238