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REBECCA KLING

Rebecca is available for workshops and speaking engagements throughout the United States.

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Rebecca Kling elevates the stories of transgender people and their allies through storytelling seminars, community workshops, political advocacy, and arts education.

She works with families, community leaders, and elected representatives to protect transgender rights, and push the dialogue on sexual and gender identity into the future.

Popular workshop and seminar topics include:

The History of Transgender Narratives

From ancient myths and folktales to the furthest reaches of the Internet, stories of gender and identity can be found everywhere you look.

 

This presentation tracks the history of transgender narratives, including some of the first transgender newsletters, the rise of trans blogging, and the cutting edge of modern video-gaming.

Supporting the Transgender Community

Being an amazing ally is easier than you think.

 

This workshop provides participants with concrete, practical things that they can do to support individual transgender people, as well as the transgender community as a whole.

Storytelling to Change the World

Personal stories are one of the most powerful tools we have at our disposal for advocacy, activism, and to pursue social change.

 

This interactive, how-to workshop helps participants craft their own stories, shows them how to shape their stories for maximum impact, and gives them resources for sharing that story with the world.

"Rebecca was immensely helpful during a time when I felt desperate not only for information but also for some comfort as to what I could do."

Linda  |  Harrisburg, PA | Jan 2017

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Rebecca is available for workshops and speaking engagements throughout the United States.

 

Click below to inquire about bringing Rebecca to your organization, business, school, or event.

 

EVENT HISTORY

PAST SPEAKING EVENTS, SEMINARS, CONFERENCES & MORE

 

2019

  • University of Maryland Hillel (College Park, MD, April 2019)

  • Kenyon College (Gambier, OH, February 2019)

  • Time to Thrive 2019 (Anaheim, CA, February 2019)

  • Creating Change 2019 (Detroit, MI, January 2019)

2018

  

  • The New Victory Theater (New York City, NY, November 2018)

  • Coalition of ten YMCAs, in association with The Biden Foundation (Online, November 2018)

  • City of Alexandria, VA (Alexandria, VA, November 2018)

  • The ACLU of Pennsylvania (Washington, DC, October 2018)

  • QLatinX and the Mental Health Association of Central Florida (Orlando, FL, September 2018)

  • The TransLatin@ Coalition (Miami, FL, September 2018)

  • Camp Brave Trails (Maryland, August 2018)

  • Washington DC Economic Partnership (Washington, DC, June 2018)

  • Comcast Xfinity (Washington, DC, June 2018)

  • Sex Worker Advocacy Coalition (Online, May 2018)

  • DC Transgender Pride Festival (Washington, DC, May 2018)

  • Black Transgender Advocacy Coalition (Dallas, TX, April 2018)

  • Fair Anchorage (Anchorage, AK, March 2018)

  • Planned Parenthood of Metro Washington (Washington, DC, March 2018)

  • Transgender Parents’ Group (Washington, DC, March 2018)

  • Time to Thrive (Orlando, FL, February 2018)

  • Southern Arizona Gender Alliance (Tucson, AZ, February 2018)

  • Creating Change (Washington, DC, January 2018)

  • Equality Texas (Dallas, TX, January 2018)

  • Equality Texas (Austin, TX, January 2018)

2017

  

  • Transgender Veterans (Washington, DC, December 2017)

  • Gender Conference East (Newark, NJ, November 2017)

  • Arlington Young Democrats (Arlington, VA, October 2017)

  • Gender Infinity (Houston, TX, October 2017)

  • ACLU National Office (New York City, NY, September 2017)

  • Philadelphia Transgender Health Conference (Philadelphia, PA, September 2017)

  • Gender Odyssey (Seattle, WA, August 2017)

  • The ACLU of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA, July 2017)

  • Transgender Lobby Day (Washington, DC, June 2017)

  • Bates White (Washington, DC, May 2017)

  • Black Transgender Advocacy Conference (Dallas, TX, April 2017)

  • City of Alexandria, VA (Alexandria, VA, March 2017)

  • Arkansas Transgender Equality Coalition (Online, March 2017)

  • OneCommunity Arizona (Phoenix, AZ, March 2017)

  • HIPS (Washington, DC, February 2017)

  • COLAGE (Online, February 2017)

  • ​Equality Texas (Dallas, TX, February 2017)

  • Creating Change (Philadelphia, PA, January 2017)

2016

  

  • St Paul’s on the Green (Norwalk, CT, November 2016)

  • Gender Conference East (Newark, NJ, November 2016)

  • Planned Parenthood of Metro Washington (Washington, DC, October 2016)

  • Bureau of Engraving and Printing (Washington, DC, September 2016)

  • Gender Infinity (Houston, TX, September 2016)

  • Philadelphia Transgender Health Conference (Philadelphia, PA, June 2016)

  • TurnOUT! North Carolina (Raleigh, NC, May 2016)

  • Transgender Day of Advocacy (Raleigh, NC, May 2016)

  • Columbia College (Chicago, IL, February 2016)

  • Creating Change (Chicago, IL, January 2016)

  • The Human Rights Campaign (Chicago, IL, January 2016)

2015

  

  • Metropolitan State University of Denver (Denver, CO, October 2015)

  • Columbia College (Chicago, IL, September 2015)

  • Lurie Children’s Hospital (Chicago, IL, August 2015)

  • Philadelphia Transgender Health Conference (Philadelphia, PA, June 2015)

  • Fox News Chicago (Chicago, IL, April 2015)

  • Skidmore College (Saratoga Springs, NY, April 2015)

  • Rockland Community College (Suffern, NY, April 2015)

  • DePaul University (Chicago, IL, March 2015)

  • University of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT, March 2015)

  • North Central College (Naperville, IL, March 2015)

  • Community Colleges of Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD, March 2015)

  • Kettering University (Flint, MI, February 2015)

  • Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY, February 2015)

  • Goodman Theatre (Chicago, IL, February 2015)

  • Columbia College (Chicago, IL, February 2015)

  • California Polytechnic State University (San Luis Obispo, CA, January 2015)

2014

  

  • Central Oregon Community College (Bend, OR, November 2014)

  • Northeast State Community College (Blountville, TN, November 2014)

  • University of Central Arkansas (Conway, AR, November 2014)

  • Texas A&M University-Commerce (Commerce, TX, October 2014)

  • Know Your Chicago (Chicago, IL, October 2014)

  • University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA, September 2014)

  • Columbia College (Chicago, IL, September 2014)

  • College for Creative Studies (Detroit, MI, August 2014)

  • LezFest (Chicago, IL, July 2014)

  • Philadelphia Trans Health Conference (Philadelphia, PA, June 2014)

  • University of Akron (Akron, OH, April 2014)

  • ​Ebenezer Lutheran Church (Chicago, IL, April 2014)

  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY, April 2014)

  • Columbia College (Chicago, IL, September 2014)

  • Centenary College of Louisiana (Shreveport, LA, April 2014)

  • University of West Georgia (Carrollton, GA, April 2014)

  • DePaul University (Chicago, IL, March 2014)

  • Southwest Minnesota State University (Marshall, MN, April 2014)

  • SUNY Cortland (Cortland, NY, March 2014)

  • James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA, March 2014)

  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA, March 2014)

  • North Central College (Naperville, IL, March 2014)

  • Triton College (River Grove, IL, February 2014)

  • Rush Hospital (Chicago, IL, February 2014)

  • Columbia College (Chicago, IL, February 2014)

  • Beth Emet Synagogue (Evanston, IL, January 2014)

2013

  

  • College for Creative Studies (Detroit, MI, November 2013)

  • University of Michigan-Dearborn (Dearborn, MI, November 2013)

  • Ohio University (Athens, OH, November 2013)

  • Marymount Manhattan College (New York City, NY, November 2013)

  • Purdue University Fort Wayne (Fort Wayne, IN, November 2013)

  • College of Charleston (Charleston, SC, November 2013)

  • Chicago School of Psychology (Chicago, IL, November 2013)

  • University of Maine (Orono, ME, October 2013)

  • University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA, September 2013)

  • Philadelphia Transgender Health Conference (Philadelphia, PA, June 2013)

  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges (Geneva, NY, April 2013)

  • University of New Hampshire (Durham, NH, April 2013)

  • University of Illinois (Champaign, IL, March 2013)

  • Loyola University (Chicago, IL, March 2013)

  • Simmons University (Boston, MA, February 2013)

2012

  

  • Smith College (Northampton, MA, November 2012)

  • Bucknell University (Lewisburg, PA, November 2012) 

  • DePaul University (Chicago, IL, October 2012)

  • Center on Halsted (Chicago, IL, May 2012)

  • California State University San Bernardino (San Bernardino, CA, April 2012)

  • Butler University (Indianapolis, IN, January 2012)

2011

  

  • Columbia College (Chicago, IL, May 2011)

  • Illinois Safe Schools Alliance (Chicago, IL, May 2011)

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