LGBT & HIV Training

HIVTechnical Assistance Project

The HIV Technical Assistance Project workshop offers an overview of the civil rights protections that exist pursuant to SF local laws for people with HIV. Topics include: local protections in the workplace for people with HIV or perceived to have HIV; concepts of reasonable accommodation; protections for clients of other social and health services, commercial establishments, and housing; provisions of the Family Medical Leave Act; permissible and impermmisible medical inquiries and examinations in the workplace; confidentiality of medical records in the employment setting; the relationship between SF's civil rights ordinances and other state and federal civil rights laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act; a description of resources available in the Bay Area for people seeking to enforce their civil rights; and what individuals can do to effectively advocate for their own rights. Approximate length of workshop is two hours. 

Transgender 101

 

 

The Transgender 101 workshop will provide an overview of laws on the city, state, and federal levels that protect transgender individuals. Topics include: a description of the transgender community; gender issues in employment, housing, and public accommodations; how employers can accommodate transgender employees; how employees can appropriately interact with co-workers who are transgender or who have decided to transition while on the job; how to handle sex-specific facilities; how employees can accommodate transgender customers; how providers can improve services for transgender clients; the process of changing one's name and gender in legal documents; a description of available resources in the Bay Area that are transgender-specific and transgender-friendly; and what individuals can do to advocate effectively for their own rights. The workshop is participatory and handouts are available. Length of workshop is approximately two hours.

 More Information

For more information, please contact Matthew Oglander at matthew.oglander@sfgov.org