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WEBINAR: Sex and Relationships

Interconnected UK (Icon UK) is pleased to invite you to a webinar about Sex and Relationships. Talking about sex can be intimidating for many people and some intersex people have additional anxieties and fears when discussing sex. This can make it difficult to pursue intimate relationships and/or talk about one’s desires with a potential partner. In this workshop, we will go over basic sexual anatomy, discuss common concerns, and explore ways to talk about sex with less fear and embarrassment. 

Speakers:  Niki Khanna MA, MFT, (she/her)

Date: 25 May 2021
Time: 18.00

Niki Khanna is a psychotherapist and educator in the San Francisco Bay Area, She focuses on working within the Queer, Trans and Intersex communities. She is also a certified Sexual Health Educator and has spent over 20 years working in a variety of Sex Education and Relationship educational settings. She identifies as a Femme, Intersex, and POC. She is passionate about finding ways to use the skills she has developed to contribute to the Intersex community. She has provided workshops and mental health support to InterConnect, an intersex support group as well as serving as a Mental Health Consultant to interACT, the largest intersex youth advocacy organization. She is also a board member with interACT. Her current projects are developing practical training modules for mental health providers working with intersex clients and their families.

You can find out more about Niki here: www.nikikhanna.com

The webinar is free to all persons with variations in sex characteristics and to their families. We look forward to welcoming you.

To register please follow the link below:

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3NedISf5SPml3S_QSbMAEQ

To download pdf with information click here (opens new tab).

This project is founded thanks to Comic Relief’s LGBTQ+ COVID-19 Recovery Fund, in partnership with METRO Charity and NAZ.

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WEBINAR: Accessing Mental Health Services

Interconnected UK (Icon UK) is pleased to invite you to a webinar to learn more about mental health services in the public, private and third sectors in the UK. Some people with variations in sex characteristics have had good experiences with mental health care. Others have felt being ‘bounced’ between generic and specialist services, which feel like a labyrinth to navigate without a map. This is an opportunity to learn more from generic and specialist psychological care providers, ask questions, and share information with each other.

Speakers: Julie Alderson and Jackie Hughes

Date: 10 May 2021
Time: 19.00

The webinar is free to all persons with variations in sex characteristics and to their families. We look forward to welcoming you.

To register please follow the link below:

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ySSmkqd1SV6hlcY8l7BFRw

To download pdf with information click here (opens new tab).

This project is founded thanks to Comic Relief’s LGBTQ+ COVID-19 Recovery Fund, in partnership with METRO Charity and NAZ.

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Podcast with Sara Gillingham and Faye Kirkland

The bottom-line despite all that life can throw at us, it doesn’t need to be a barrier to enjoying a good life : “ [I’m] Living in a nice house, in a good job, in a great relationship…there is no reason why you can’t flourish like everybody else “. Sara Gillingham for Stories of our times podcast by The Times.

To listen click the button below and scroll down to the episode form 13th of January 2021! 🙂

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I is for Intersex

I is for intersex – a community discussion. One the 11.11 Magda Rakita will join other speakers and share her her personal experiences of living with intersex traits at the online event organised by LGBT Health and Wellbeing. For more details about the event or to register follow the link below.

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Anick Soni and Lih-Mei Liao at Times Radio.

Anick Soni and Lih-Mei Liao spoke to Times Radio about proposed changes to NHS England policy regarding treatment of children with some intersex variations. You can listen to the conversation by pressing the button below. Starts at 2hours and 36 minutes.