SPEKTRUM Health Sponsors Melbourne TDoV Celebration

March 31, 2023, SPEKTRUM Health sponsored a Transgender Day of Visibility Rally and March from 5-7 at the Eau Gallie Square in Melbourne Florida. SPEKTRUM is a 501(c)3 comprehensive healthcare organization serving the primary, GAT, and mental health needs of the LGBTQA+ population, with offices in Orlando and Melbourne (Brevard) Florida.

Interview with My Friend Jenelle, Part 1

In this episode, I talk with my friend Jenelle about being a young transgender adolescent in South Beach, Miami Beach. She talks about the people who mentored her, including the famous Queen of South Beach, Henrietta Robinson. If you are interested in the kids who changed their yearbook we refer to, click here. Here is more information about the Federalist Society.

Peregrine Hayward Speaks at Pride & Prejudice in Brevard, Space Coast Progressive Alliance 2017

In this podcast, we go back a bit in time. Hear Peregrine Hayward when she was a senior at Satellite High School in 2017, as one of the panel members of Space Coast Progressive Alliance’s Pride and Prejudice in Brevard panel discussion.

LGBTQ+ in the News

Here’s some of what I found in the news in the past week concerning LGBTQ youth. A photographer highlighting trans kids and their supportive families – a pamplet for talking with your kids about gender identity – and why it’s illegal for schools to remove books solely due to LGBTQ content.

Interview with GSA Sponsor Chantelle Hansen, Part 2

In this podcast, I continue talking with GSA sponsor Chantelle Hansen about being an ally to LGBTQ+ students, about transgender advocacy, and about how we need to always be aware that not everyone has the privilege that we are afforded as straight, cis-gender white women.

Brevard Say Gay Rally & March

In this podcast, I cover a rally – a Pride rally, and there is *no* rally as much fun as a pride rally. I start by doing a few interviews with rally attendees as we wait for the rally to begin. Then I cover the various rally speakers – we have local LGBTQ+ activists, a LGBTQ+ student activist – Sebastian Cook, representatives from Equality Florida, PFLAG Melbourne, Space Coast Pride, Spektrum Health, and Families for Safe Schools.