There is lots of discussion around self care, but not very much discussion around community care. This will not be a meeting where we lament how communities can fail us. This will be a meeting to think of what kind of things we might ask of our community when we are feeling vulnerable. This will not be a meeting where we make those requests of one another, but merely think about what kind of requests we might want to make when we are ready to ask. Do you sometimes want company to go grocery shopping? When do you notice needing the most help from others? What symptoms do you look out for when you think you have a “Mental Health Cold”? When someone gets in the way of your needs how do you assert your boundaries? What low stakes consequences do you set? What medium stakes consequences do you set? Let’s talk about it!
Wednesday, February 6, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Center on Halsted, 2nd Floor, John Baran Hall (to the left of the 2nd floor desk)
3656 N. Halsted St.
Genderqueer Chicago is as safe a space as we can make it. To help with this, we have some working agreements that we would like all who come to meetings to keep in mind while within our safe space meetings. Please check out our working agreements here.
Safe space meetings are strictly closed to researchers and reporters in their professional capacities. Meetings are open to anyone else wanting to talk and think about gender! For more info, give us a shout at firstname.lastname@example.org!