The team at Lehigh Valley Renaissance Transgender Association, a non-profit educational and social support group for the transgender community in Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey, has announced the programming for its meetings through the end of 2016.
“During each monthly meeting we strive to provide an educational or other component that will stimulate our members and visitors interest ” said Amanda Porter, Vice President of the organization. “Whether they are a guest speaker or a transgender-friendly business, these programs are helpful in terms of educating our members and the general public about transgender issues” she continued.
Upcoming speakers and guest vendors include:
August - AJ Schaeffer from the Allentown Women's Center will discuss health services offered to transgender women and men by the AWC.
September - Kathy from Lynn's Wig Boutique in Bethlehem will discuss wig selection and care.
October - Trish Sheriden will return to show her wide selection of jewelry products.
November - Chief Mark Diluzio of the Bethlehem Police Department will attend to discuss transgender-related issues.
December – Lehigh Valley Renaissance will hold its annual Holiday Party
Attend a Transgender Support Group Meeting
Are you Transgender? Or, do You Have a Friend or Family Member Who Is Transgender, a Crossdresser or Questioning Their Gender Orientation?
Our Monthly Transgender Gatherings Provide a Safe and Nurturing Place for Members and Guests to Meet, Understand, Accept and learn.
Meetings are Held on the 2nd Saturday of Each Month at the Metropolitan Community Church of the Lehigh Valley (in the Church of the Manger Building) Located at 1401 Greenview Drive, Bethlehem, Pa. 18018.
Doors Open At Approximately 7:00 PM With Socializing and Light Snacks followed by announcements A Presentation Or Group Discussion Of A Relevant Topic Followed By Time For Open Discussion Where Attendees Can Share Accomplishments Or Challenges With The Group. That Is Usually Followed By More Social Time. Meetings Typically End around 10:30pm.
You May Dress In Any Way In Which You Are Comfortable. There Are 2 Changing Rooms Available If You Would Like To Change After You Arrive.
More About Lehigh Valley Transgender Renaissance
The leading organization for support and education around transgender issues in Eastern PA and Western NJ, our focus is on helping transgender individuals as they work through their journey to become their authentic selves while helping mainstream society learn more about what it means to be transgender.
Whether you are transgender, gender questioning or a family member or friend of a trans-person, You Will Meet New People Who Will Become Old Friends. In Fact, You Will Likely Develop Honest and True Friendships Faster Than You Ever Have in Your Life.
Membership is open to transgender individuals, their significant others and persons who have a personal or professional interest in our community. We support people of all genders.
Our vision is to provide resources for social activity, support, caring and nurturing for transgender people throughout Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton and the surrounding areas. For more information about how we can help you, your business or community organization, please contact us.