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Speaking Up: Trans Media Training

"For most of the last century trans people were the objects of discussion by others. No more." - Natacha Kennedy

Now we're speaking up! Join TENI for a full day media training.

> How can we influence the media to tell the stories we want heard?
> How can we effectively represent our diverse experience and identities?
> How can we protect our privacy but raise the visibility of important issues facing our community?
> How can we contribute or make a difference if we don't want or can't be 'out'?

Participants will develop new skills, gain useful tools and build confidence in dealing with the media. You'll also have time to network with people from trans organisations from Italy, Germany, Switzerland, and the UK.

Workshops:

> Know your Donuts: Getting Your Message Across in Social Media - Orlaith O’Sullivan, TENI
> Tweeting for Change - Paris Lees, Trans Media Watch
> Positive Engagement: Working with the Media Productively - Paris Lees & Sarah Lake, Trans Media Watch
> Speaking for Ourselves: Trans People Getting Their Views Published in the Media - Natacha Kennedy, Journalist

The day is offered free of charge. Lunch will be provided.

Places are limited, so sign up early!! You can register in a jiffy over here:

https://transequality.wufoo.eu/forms/speaking-up-trans-media-training/

If you live outside Dublin and are interested in attending this training we can help with transportation and accommodation costs but you must contact us by Feb. 22nd.

***This training is part of the EU funded Grundtvig Learning Partnership "Page One- Improving Strategies for Non-Disciminatory Media and Public Representation of Transgender in Europe"

Project partners include: TENI-Transgender Equality Network Ireland (Ireland), Trans Media Watch (UK), TransInterQueer (Germany), MIT-Movimento Indetita Transessuale (Italy), Transgender Network Switzerland (Switzerland).

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    Schedule Page One 24 Feb 2012


Shortcut http://www.teni.ie/speaking_up_trans_media_training

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