Event date: 4/16/2024 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Export event
Kyle Northam
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Changing the Game

Film Screening and Discussion Panel

Changing the Game

The film screening followed by panel discussion on zoom.

2 Clinical Category A CEs pending approval by NASW NH

Michael Barnett’s dynamic documentary takes us into the lives of three high school athletes—all at different stages of their athletic seasons, personal lives, and unique paths as transgender teens. Their stories span across the U.S.—from Sarah, a skier and teen policymaker in New Hampshire, to Andraya, a track star in Connecticut openly transitioning into her authentic self. The film centers on Mack Beggs, who made headlines last year when he became the Texas State Champion in wrestling and was heralded as a hero by some while receiving hate and threats from others.

Trans athletes have to work harder than their cisgender peers in order to thrive in their field while also having the courage and resilience to face daily harassment and discrimination. The kids in this film have found sports as a way to channel the negativity around them into a positive, to gain a sense of self-worth and validation. This film is their urgent, articulate plea for acceptance.

Panel discussion to explore the impact on our clients and communities.

Learning objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the impact of discriminatory policies of transgender athletes on the mental health youth
  • Discuss how clinicians and others can impact policy decisions

Workshop details:

  • The zoom link will be sent prior to the event
  • Anyone recieving CE certificate will be asked to sign in before the film screening and before the panel discussion

Questions? Send Lynn an email - lynncstanley@gmail.com

This is brought to you through the collaborative efforts of

603 Equality

GLAD - Legal Advocates & Defenders

UNH Social Work Department - Goroff Fund


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