Appearances

Selected Trainings & Workshops for Adults

  • “Working with LGBTQA+ Youth in School”1.5 hour training
    • Keene Central School District (7-12), February 15, 2017
    • Berkshire Country Day School (PreK-8), January 11-12, 2017
    • Sharon Springs Central School District (K-12), October 7, 2016
    • Willsboro Central School District (K-12), September 1, 2016
  • Supporting Trans & Gender Nonconforming Students” – 1.5 hour – 1/2 day training
    • Cairo-Durham School District (6-12), October 4, 2017
    • Chazy Rural School District (7-12), October 4, 2016
    • Beekmantown Central School District (7-12), September 7, 2016
    • Chateaugay Central School District (7-12), September 2, 2016
  • “101: Understanding Gender & Sexuality in Schools”Full day training
    • Champlain Valley Educational Services (BOCES), March 2, 2017
    • Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES, May 23, 2016
    • Champlain Valley Educational Services (BOCES), February 29, 2016
  • “201: Continuing to Support Trans & GNC Students”Full day training
    • Champlain Valley Educational Services (BOCES), April 28, 2017
  • “Families Supporting an Inclusive School Community”1.5 hour training
    • Berkshire Country Day School (PreK-8), January 11-12, 2017
  • “Creating an Inclusive Queer Health Curriculum”1.5 hour training
    • Taconic Hills Central School District, March 18, 2016

Selected Trainings & Workshops for Youth

Selected Guest Lectures, Panels, & Other Conference Workshops

Keynote Addresses 

  • “Supporting LGBTQ Clients: Clinicians Conference;” Sponsored by the MaeBright Group, Massachusetts Department of Public Health (Bureau of Substance Abuse Services & Office of Youth and Young Adult Services), Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, and Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth, May 16, 2017
  • “NYSED Guidelines for TGNC Students,” New York United Teachers (NYSUT), January 30, 2016

Awards

  • “Educator of the Year”, GLSEN NY Capital Region, Annual Awards Gala,  2017

Selected Media Appearances

  • “New York schools remain hostile for many LGBTQ secondary students, GLSEN Report Finds”. GLSEN National, January 2017.
  • “Planned Parenthood diversifies transgender services”. Register-Star, December 2016.
  • “Coalition rallies with Muslims against ‘KKK Presidency”. Altamont Enterprise, December 2016.
  • “Hudson Pride gets funds to support LGBT elders”. Register-Star, November 2016.
  • “LGBTQ advocates lobby in Albany”. NYSUT United, June 2016.
  • “Schenectady’s gay community shows solidarity with Orlando”. Daily Gazette, June 2016.
  • “Community event to support LGBTQ youth”. Your NiskayunaMarch 2016.
  • “LGBT Advocates: Conversion Therapy”. TWC News, February 2016.
  • “Groups working together for a more inclusive BCHS”. Bethlehem Schools, Dec 2015.
  • “Visibility club prepares for Spirit Day”. Daily Gazette, October 2015.
  • “Student protests after school tells him he can’t wear drag”. WAMC, October 2015.
  • “Special Report: Growing up transgender”. News 10, August 2015.
  • “State Ed Dept cracks down on discrimination against trans students”. WNYT, July 2015.
  • “Local school district considers bathrooms”. CBS 6 Albany, December 2014.
  • “Pride Forum: Safety For All Ups Performance”. Register-Star, April 2014.
  • “Impact Show with Barbara Brabetz”. Open Stage Media, September 2013.

Publications

  • Forthcoming: “Atlas of a Northeastern Trans / Queer Educator: Or How We Must Acknowledge the Strength of LGBTQ Students,” Gender Diversity and LGBTQ Advocacy and Inclusion in Schools, Routledge, 2018
  • “First Impressions: then Astronomy Lessons” & “Jigsaw Body/Bones,” Hematopoiesis Press, Issue 1, January 2017
  • “Song to be Sung in a Round” & “If It Were Warmer Our Arms Could Come Out & Take Us Away With Them,” Up the River, Issue 2, May 2014
  • “Gymnastics Were More My Thing Than Dancing,” Mud Luscious Press, Issue 14, January 2011
  • “Throwing the Dancer Out the Window,” Love Lessens the Mess-ages.” “Tell Me When We’re Home,” “Dizzymoving to Canada Home”, & “I Could Bring You to the Mountains But…,” The Scrambler, Issue 43, November/December 2010
  • Various Poems, AlexZine, Issue 2, December 2010
  • “What I Would Say to the Girl Ghost of Myself,” Next Door Magazine, Issue 5, November 2009
  • Various Poems, The Farmhouse Review, Issue 12, Summer 2009
  • “An FU to the Men in Blue” & “Midnight Beehive Bike Battle,” WSQ: Women’s Studies Quarterly, Feminist Press, Volume 36, Fall / Winter 2008
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