Jae Sheperd: "The Black Trans & GNC Takeover: Navigating & Creating Spaces For Us"
Jae Shepherd (they/them) is a 26 year old flower boi passionate about community health & wellness, healing, twerkin, staying hydrated, and black liberation. Jae is the house manager for Bravely, a residential community for women who have survived lives of commercial sexual exploitation (trafficking and prostitution), violence and addiction. Jae is a co-facilitator for Flower Boi Support, a peer lead support group created for masculine center people of color to unlearn toxic masculinity & hold each other accountable. Jae is also a NASM certified personal trainer who is excited to assist their community in their holistic fitness goals. Jae teaches a twerk fitness class called Booty Werk! Jae seeks to motivate their community to choose yourself always, commit to yourself always, & celebrate the wholeness & complexities of yourself always.
"The Black Trans & GNC Takeover: Navigating & Creating Spaces For Us"
This workshop is for black trans & gender non-conforming folxs to examin & reimagine the ways we navigate institutional spaces. This workshop seeks to culivate a space for black trans & gender non conforming healing through providing tips for self preservation, deep listening, & black communal love.