Youth Track


Schedule

7:30 a.m – 1:30 p.m.   Registration
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.   Opening Session
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.   Break
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.   Workshop Session One
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.   Resource Fair/College Fair/Job Fair
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.   Lunch
1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.   Workshop Session Two
3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.   Workshop Session Three
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.   Entertainment Hour
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.   Dinner
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.   Dance


Workshops

The Models of Pride 26 workshops will be announced in July 2018. In the meantime, below you can see the workshops that were featured at Models of Pride 25. Here is the full list of workshops including descriptions and presenters.

Activism / Social Justice

  • GSA Idea Share: How To Work With Allies
  • Becoming a Trans Ally
  • Own Your Style
  • Spliced and Divided: Diversity in the Age of Equality
  • Days of Dialogue with the LAPD
  • Modern Day Slavery: Prevention & Identification Within the LGBTQ Community
  • Roots of Resistance: Social Movement History for Trans and Queer Youth of Color
  • #EndTransDetentions and #TransResilience: Fighting Deportations and for Community Survival
  • Ask The Elders
  • Being LGBTQ in the U.S. Military: My Story
  • BI-VISIBLE: Decoding the Myths & Stigmas of a Binarism
  • Educational Justice for LGBTQ Youth
  • Colliding Worlds: The Gay Christian Organist
  • Yes, And! Using Improv to Strengthen Skills for Social Activism
  • Finding Your History
  • Cognitive Liberty: A Human Rights Perspective On Queer Identities
  • Healthy or Nah? Real Talk About Relationships
  • LGBTQ Resistance: Building Unity from Stonewall to Right Now
  • Race & Privilege in The Lesbian Community
  • Action Planning: Building Your School's GSA
  • Know Your Rights During Police and ICE Interactions
  • Igniting the Power of an Ally
  • Finding Your Unicorn Herd: Find Your People, Stay on Fleek, and Slay Rejection! YAASSS!
  • Queer Archives: The Original Tumblr
  • Rewrite Your Story. Reclaim Your Life.
  • Conversion Therapy: History and Reality
  • Snap & Tell: Using Your Voice to Change Perspectives
  • Building Your Community: Activism Through Storytelling
  • Queer Advocacy on Conservative, Faith-Based Campuses
  • How to Have a Kick Ass GSA

Ally Community & Issues

  • GSA Idea Share: How To Work With Allies
  • Becoming a Trans Ally
  • Educational Justice for LGBTQ Youth
  • Queer College Essays: Telling Your Story with Charisma, Uniqueness, Nerve & Talent
  • NB 101: The Basics of Nonbinary Identity
  • Igniting the Power of an Ally
  • Finding Your Unicorn Herd: Find Your People, Stay on Fleek, and Slay Rejection!

Arts & Culture

  • OutSet Shorts Screening
  • Find Your Voice As A Poet
  • Slaying the Dragon: Conquering Anxiety through Tabletop Gaming
  • Own Your Style
  • Writing While Queer: Putting a Stop to Bad LGBT Characters
  • Portrayals of Gender in the Media
  • Art, Identity, & YOU!
  • Making a Movie Using Your Smartphone!
  • Say Yes To You: Improv and the Art of Radical Self-Love
  • Colliding Worlds: The Gay Christian Organist
  • Yes, And! Using Improv to Strengthen Skills for Social Activism
  • Finding Your History
  • Theatre Movement Liberation
  • Becoming A Filmmaker
  • Laugh Out Proud
  • Telling Your Story
  • Bi+ Representation on Television
  • Queer Archives: The Original Tumblr
  • Rewrite Your Story. Reclaim Your Life.
  • Behind the Scenes of ABC’s The Real O’Neals

Coming Out / Families

  • All In, All Out, or Somewhere In Between
  • Discover Our LGBTQ History
  • Clap for Your Damn Self! Dare to BE the REAL You!
  • Why God Doesn't Hate You: Countering Christian Hate
  • Coming Out in a Family of Color
  • I Have Nothing to Be Sorry About
  • The Young Person's Guide to Raising Parents

Education / Careers

  • OutSet Shorts Screening
  • Days of Dialogue with the LAPD
  • Queer Scholarship Money for LGBTQ Students Attending College: Point 101
  • Finding Your History
  • Breaking Stereotypes: Greek Life and the LGBTQ+ Community
  • Writing While Queer: Putting a Stop to Bad LGBT Characters
  • Educational Justice for LGBTQ Youth
  • Behind the Scenes of ABC’s The Real O’Neals
  • Queer College Essays: Telling Your Story with Charisma, Uniqueness, Nerve & Talent
  • How to Have a Kick Ass GSA

Gender (Queer, Trans, Intersex, etc.)

  • Becoming a Trans Ally
  • The Sirena
  • Portrayals of Gender in the Media
  • #WhatsYourNameTho? The Magic of Naming Ourselves in the Trans Community
  • NB 101: The Basics of Nonbinary Identity
  • My School, My Rights: Trans and Gender Expansive Youth

Health

  • Saving LGBTQ Lives: Teen Suicide Prevention
  • Queer Self-Care
  • Mental Health Wellness Skills
  • Empowering Survivors: Sexual Violence Within the LGBTQIA+ Community
  • Suicide Prevention 101: LGBTQ Youth
  • Me Quiero, Me Cuido Y Soy Queer (LGBTQ+)
  • What's the STDeal?
  • Empowering Survivors: Sexual Violence Within the LGBTQIA+ Community
  • Healthy or Nah? Real Talk About Relationships
  • Mindfulness Tools for LGBTQ People & Allies
  • Don't Yuck My Yum: Sex-Positive Spaces
  • Rewrite Your Story. Reclaim Your Life.
  • Conversion Therapy: History and Reality
  • Snap & Tell: Using Your Voice to Change Perspectives

People of Color Community & Issues

  • Modern Day Slavery: Prevention & Identification Within the LGBTQ Community
  • Roots of Resistance: Social Movement History for Trans and Queer Youth of Color
  • #EndTransDetentions and #TransResilience: Fighting Deportations and for Community Survival
  • Money Matters for the Young, Fabulous and Queer
  • Unpacking the Myths: Asian in LGBT America
  • LGBTQ Resistance: Building Unity from Stonewall to Right Now
  • Race & Privilege in The Lesbian Community
  • The Sirena
  • More Than Just Our Colors: Combating Prejudice Online

Self-Empowerment

  • Ask The Elders
  • Brave Space: Team Building Activities for Queer Leaders
  • Building BFF
  • Slaying the Dragon: Conquering Anxiety through Tabletop Gaming
  • SuperNova Martial Arts: Queer Self Defense
  • CONSENT! The Why & How Everyone Needs to Know
  • Just Do YOU!
  • All In, All Out, or Somewhere In Between
  • Discover Our LGBTQ History
  • Clap for Your Damn Self! Dare to BE the REAL You!
  • Queer Self-Care
  • Mental Health Wellness Skills
  • Money Matters for the Young, Fabulous and Queer
  • Empowering Survivors: Sexual Violence Within the LGBTQIA+ Community
  • Fearless and Free
  • Thinking Outside the Box: Identifying Outside the Norm
  • Bad Love: Finding and Building Healthy Relationships
  • Big Fat Love: Taboo Bodies and Desires
  • Conscious Dating
  • New to the Club: Polyamory 101
  • Finding Your History
  • Healthy or Nah? Real Talk About Relationships
  • Action Planning: Building Your School's GSA
  • Know Your Rights During Police and ICE Interactions
  • Making a Movie Using Your Smartphone!
  • Say Yes To You: Improv and the Art of Radical Self-Love
  • Suicide Prevention 101: LGBTQ Youth
  • Me Quiero, Me Cuido Y Soy Queer (LGBTQ+)
  • What's the STDeal?
  • Empowering Survivors: Sexual Violence Within the LGBTQIA+ Community
  • I AM ME: Tips on Being Happy and Authentically You
  • Heal Your Heart: Coming Back from Trauma as New, Stronger You
  • Finding Your Unicorn Herd: Find Your People, Stay on Fleek, and Slay Rejection! YAASSS!
  • Rewrite Your Story. Reclaim Your Life.
  • Snap & Tell: Using Your Voice to Change Perspectives
  • Building Your Community: Activism Through Storytelling
  • Laugh Out Proud
  • Telling Your Story
  • My School, My Rights: Trans and Gender Expansive Youth
  • Don't Yuck My Yum: Sex-Positive Spaces

Sexualities (Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Pan, Fluid, etc.)

  • Searching for Passion, Love or Whatever in the Digital Era
  • Queer Long Distance Relationships
  • Being LGBTQ in the U.S. Military: My Story
  • Unpacking the Myths: Asian in LGBT America
  • CONSENT! The Why & How Everyone Needs to Know
  • Big Fat Love: Taboo Bodies and Desires
  • Bad Love: Finding and Building Healthy Relationships
  • Big Fat Love: Taboo Bodies and Desires
  • Conscious Dating
  • New to the Club: Polyamory 101
  • Race & Privilege in The Lesbian Community
  • BI-VISIBLE: Decoding the Myths & Stigmas of a Binarism
  • Asexuality 102: Aces and Aros and Gray, Oh My!
  • Beyond Monogamy: Let's Talk About Open Relationships
  • Bi+ Representation on Television

Spirituality / Faith

  • Introduction To Meditation
  • Why God Doesn't Hate You: Countering Christian Hate
  • Just Do YOU!
  • Life Is But A Dream: Learn To Interpret Your Dreams
  • God Stuff
  • What's Your Sign: Astrology, Dating and Compatibility
  • Queer Advocacy on Conservative, Faith-Based Campuses
  • Heal Your Heart: Coming Back from Trauma as New, Stronger You

Entertainment

This is where we will post the lineup information for Models of Pride 26 as we approach the conference date.  Below you can take a look and the lineup from Models of Pride 25!

Mark Miller Ethan Hethcote

Hosts Mark Miller and Ethan Hethcote

Mark Miller and Ethan Hethcote are filmmakers, storytellers, and proud dads to their 3-year-old yellow labrador, Olive.  instagram.com/marke_miller instagram.com/ethanhethcote

The Lab

The Lab Dance Crew

The Lab Creative Arts Studio in West Covina is home to hundreds of kids who are guided through the most formative years of their lives through their training in dance. instagram.com/inthelab247

Troi Irons

Performer Troi Irons

Troi Irons is a singer-songwriter making her mark on the Alt-Rock scene. 2017 saw the release of her debut single "Today" on Def Jam. instagram.com/troimusic

Ryan Cassata

Performer Ryan Cassata

Ryan Cassata is an award-winning singer-songwriter, actor, performer, writer, and LGBTQ activist based in Los Angeles. ryancassata.com instagram.com/ryancassata

Jazmyn Simone

Jazmyn Simone

Jazmyn Simone is Southern California’s premier dancing queen. She was crowned the winner of the 2015 Queen of the Desert competition presented by Desert AIDS Project. instagram.com/iam_jsimone

Von Kiss

DJ Von Kiss

Von Kiss is an International DJ that can move the masses. Her astounding song selection, impeccable timing, and ability to read diverse crowds has surely fueled her success in the DJ World. vonkiss.com instagram.com/vonkiss

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WHERE

Cal State LA

WHEN

Saturday, October 20
7:30 a.m. Check-In