MeTooLGBTQ 2020


Queer Resilience is Resistance

When: Thursday, October 15 – Saturday, October 17, 2020
Where: 3-day virtual conference

The goal of the #MeTooLGBTQ conference is to increase culturally competent services for victims/survivors of sexual violence and relationship violence that identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer. This three-day conference is the only conference of its kind in the country and is the first step in a long-term fight to end sexual and relationship violence.

Registration is open to victims/survivors of sexual violence, interested community members, mental health professionals, members of the clergy, and service providers who are looking to create change. New this year, we are adding a youth track for attendees aged 13-18. Workshop tracks for community members and providers will allow attendees to participate in interactive trainings and presentations, hear from a panel of LGBTQ+ survivors of sexual violence, and receive valuable resources!

More information to come!

Nationwide, approximately 4 out of 10 gay men (40.2%) and half of bisexual men (47.4%) have experienced sexual violence besides rape at some point in their lives, compared to 1 in 5 heterosexual men (20.8%). A large majority (61%) of bisexual women and 44% of lesbians have experienced rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner, compared to 35% of heterosexual women. 47% of our transgender siblings experience sexual assault in their lifetime, and the American Academy of Pediatrics has identified gender nonconformity as a risk factor for childhood sexual abuse or rape.
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American Sign Language interpretation services will be provided for this event. We will provide reserved seating for those who use ASL interpreters and those with accessibility needs in the first row. For any other accommodation needs, please email [email protected] two weeks before the event.

Learn about previous years of the MeTooLGBTQ Conference here.