Greater Dayton LGBTQ+ Youth Summit

March 18, 2017 at Wright State University - Student Union in Dayton, Ohio

GLSEN Greater Dayton in partnership with the Protecting Our Youth Program are pleased to announce the Greater Dayton LGBTQ+ Youth Summit. This FREE day-long event that draws LGBTQ+ youth, allied youth, and youth-serving professionals (educators, counselors, other professionals) from the Greater Dayton area and beyond. The summit will feature speakers, workshops, panel discussions, as well as engaging social opportunities and lunch.

Open to youth ages: 13–20

Contact Jostin Schimmoeller at or (937) 461-2437 ext. 2013.



Time Session Speaker Room
11:00 AM Finding Beauty in Self Becca Webb Discovery Room B
Building Allyship for Gender Diverse Kids Emily Yantis-Houser Discover Room A
1:00 PM Healthy vs. Unhealthy Relationship Emily Yantis-Houser & Petey Peterson Discover Room A
Student Advocacy Keress Weidner Discovery Room B
Reacting to Sexual Violence: As a Survivor, Friend, or a Loved One Tracey Steele Emerald Room
2:00 PM Birth Control Kristin Freeman Discovery Room A
Religion and Sexuality Rachel Roche Discovery Room B
LGBTQ+ Literature Christine Gaffney Emerald Room
3:00 PM Sexual Fluidity Dr. Patricia Schiml Discovery Room A
Tobacco and Our LGBTQ+ Youth Shernaz Reporter Discovery Room B
Well… This is Awkward! Talking to Youth About Sex and Sexuality Chelsea Varnum Emerald Room
4:00 PM Queer Sex Ed Chelsea Varnum Discovery Room A
Importance of Body Positivity for Young People Jostin Schimmoeller Discovery Room B

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