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Queer Theory and Social Work

What does it look like to teach queer theory to social workers? Historicizing seemingly-permanent ideas about gender and sexuality; questioning our assumptions about inherent traits of people; and applying a queer lens to every aspect of social work practice. 70 first year MSW students Smith School for Social Work jumped into this conversation with us […]

School’s Out … Back to School!

  School has just wrapped up, but it’s already time to start planning fall trainings! Think Again offers trainings for student staff, residence life staff, and other college personnel such as “Trans* 101” How to be a Trans* Ally Sex, Culture and Community (especially for res life staff) Collaborative Leadership: Working Together to Make Stuff […]


Feedback from last week’s training for therapist-interns on working with trans* clients: This was an amazing training! I wish we could have been in an all day training or weekend workshop [rather than a 90 minute in-service]. Thank you for creating a safe and nonjudgmental space for us to learn and question and learn some […]

Class Card Game Pilot workshop

Could you have this much fun talking about classism and cross-class relationships? We did! The next opportunity to play / pilot the game will be Thursday, May 22, 6-9pm in Oakland, CA. You’ll go home with your own draft copy of the game, plus extra info and tools to help you bring the game to […]


  Think Again’s headquarters (and Davey) will be relocating to the Northeast in July. We’ll still be available to travel, but it will get harder (and more expensive) to schedule West Coast work. If you’re on the West Coast and you’ve been considering a training or short-term consultation … how about May or June? Samples […]

Home for the Holidays?

Are you visiting family this week for Easter or Passover? Holidays can be a stressful time for queer and trans* people who don’t feel accepted or included in family events. If you have a trans* relative you’ll be seeing, make sure your acceptance and respect come across as clearly as you want them to. Trans* […]

Challenging Classism Inside and Out

  Join us for Challenging Classism Inside and Out – for Nonprofit and Social Change Organizations Friday, April 11, 9am-5pm at CompassPoint, Oakland, CA How does class impact our work? How are we each impacted by the class structure? What actions can we take to make our society more equitable? In partnership with Class Action, […]

Trans* Ally Workbook

Think Again’s newest resource has been getting a great response so far. Please help us spread the word, and even more importantly, tell us what you think! Trans* Ally Workbook: Getting Pronouns Right, and What It Teaches Us About Gender is an invaluable resource for anyone seeking to be a better ally to the trans* […]

Trans* Ally Workshops and Book Talk

  “Understanding Transgender” and “Skills for Becoming and Effective Trans* Ally” Saturday, March 8, 9-11:30am and 12:30-4:00pm at All Saints Church, Syracuse, NY The morning workshop is for anyone who wants to understand more and be a more informed ally to trans* people, and the afternoon is especially focused on parents and relatives of trans* […]

Trans* Job Search Workshop for 5-College Students

  5-College students, join me on Thursday, Feb. 20, 5pm for a workshop on Job Search Strategies for the Trans* Community. More info at Hampshire’s calendar and RSVP through Facebook. And, the books are here! If you already ordered a paper copy, it’s in the mail. If you haven’t yet, now’s the time – order […]