Past Events (2020)

LGBTQ Patients and Sexual Health by Del Ray Zimmerman, 


  • Define basic concepts around sexual orientation, gender identity, and LGBTQ identities

  • Discuss sexual health issues that affect LGBTQ people

  • Discuss best practices for talking to LGBTQ patients about their sexual health

  • Provide methods for creating an inclusive practice

Working with Clients from Sexually Repressed Cultures and Families Martha Lee, MA


In this session, Martha aims to support her fellow sexuality colleagues in better understanding clients who come from sexually repressed cultures, religions and families, so as to become more effective in their client work. As a born and bred Singaporean Chinese, Martha will share her personal and professional perspectives as well as strategies of how she has worked with her most sexually inhibited clients over the past 11 years.

Abortion in TN: How we got here and where we are going by Elisabeth Bradner MPH


By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

1. Define abortion access in TN, identify legal and social barriers, including those complicated by the current pandemic.

2. Recognize the role Plannd Parenthood plays in abortion access in TN.

Power and Privilege: Real Talk about Race and Sexuality by Reneé Burwell, LCSW, CST & Akua Forkuo-Sekyere, MPH


This lunch and learn experience invites participants to have an honest conversation about race and sexuality. This critical discussion will be grounded around the intersection of social justice, race, class, and sexuality politics. We will take a closer look at our power and privilege as professionals, and discuss simple strategies for being mindful about cultural humility and inclusion.