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    • 16 Dec 2022
    • 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
    • via Zoom

    Supporting Transgender and Gender Diverse Clients

    Friday, December 16, 2022

    Via Zoom

    1:30-2:45 p.m. (Note new time)

    Description: Learn more about including and practicing gender equity in your law practice and earn CLE credit that counts towards preventing harassment and discrimination in the workplace. This interactive virtual 60-minute presentation from gender equity consultant Shane Diamond will include a brief overview of relevant terms and definitions regarding gender and sexuality, an introduction to the current state of LGBTQ+ nondiscrimination protections in Maine, how to implement H&D practices for colleagues and potential clients, and dedicated time for an open question and answer period.

    Speaker: Shane Diamond

    Bio: Shane Diamond is an educator, transgender advocate, communications professional, and former collegiate women’s ice hockey player. Shane has led local, statewide, and national communications efforts at the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF), EqualityMaine, and Speak About It, Inc. where he was the founder and Executive Director. Currently, he serves as the Impact Campaign Producer for
    Changing the Game, developing educational materials, building coalitions for inclusion, and engaging communities through outreach and event opportunities, bringing the lifesaving power of storytelling and sport to people across the country, one screening and one conversation at a time. Shane's work as a gender equity consultant focuses on editing and revamping diversity, equity, and inclusion policies for companies and businesses, and providing interactive trainings to supplement policy updates for businesses and organizations including ATIXA, Arcadis, DraftKings, ESPN, the New Jersey Devils (NHL), and more, plus high school and college classrooms across the US and Canada. For his work, Shane has been featured as one of Maine Magazine’s 50 Mainers Balancing Heritage and Progress and most recently shared his own story of survival through sports with the Condé Nast LGBTQ vertical them. Shane lives in Brooklyn, NY with his partner and their dog, Harvey Chocolate Milk.

    This program has been approved for one hour of H & D CLE credit.

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