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Upcoming: Trans youth group, Catholic retreat, Health Symposium
2016-07-27

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Wellness group for trans youth on Saturdays

BeStrong—a physical wellness group for trans youth 14-24—will take place on Saturdays, 1:30-2:30 p.m., starting July 30 at 1834 W. Balmoral Ave.

Certified personal trainer Carsen Casica will lead the sessions, which involve weight training, cardio, sculpting and plyometrics, among other activities.

A fee of $50 covers all 10 sessions. Call 708-280-5740 or email carsencasica911@gmail.com .

Gay Catholic retreat July 29-31

Dignity Young Adult Catholics will hold its third biennial retreat for DignityUSA's young adults and all young LGBT Catholics July 29-31 at the Cenacle Retreat Center, 513 W. Fullerton Pkwy.

The spiritual director will be Judy Brown, founder of The Hesed Project.

Registration is still open at www.dignityusa.org/civicrm/event/info . There is a limit of 48 people.

For more information, visit "DignityUSA LGBT Catholic Young Adult Retreat 2016" on Facebook.

'State of LGBT Health Symposium' Aug. 18

The inaugural State of LGBT Health Symposium will take place Thursday, Aug. 18, 1-4 p.m., at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law's Aspen Hall, 375 E. Chicago Ave.

This symposium will feature a keynote lecture by Karen L. Parker, director of the Sexual & Gender Minority Research Office of the National Institutes of Health, followed by a panel discussion with Northwestern faculty.

Visit http://isgmh.northwestern.edu/calendar_event/state-of-lgbt-health-symposium/.

Full calendar of events at the link: www.windycitymediagroup.com/gay/chicago/events/upcoming.php .


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