11:30 Film: The Circumcision Question
12:00 Lunch available for purchase
12:30 Speaker: Hida Viloria Surgeries and our children’s sexuality
2:00 Panel: “Sexual surgeries and our children, what parents should know.”
Hida Viloria, Lloyd Schofield, Jonathan Conte, Tora Spigner.
Moderator: Samsarah Morgan
3:30 ClosureFor Speaker and panelist biographies, please visit : www.bayareabirthjusticefair.wordpress.com
Public appearances and debates include: Fox News “America Live with Megan Kelly”, CNN TV debate with Rabbi Smuely Biotech (he previously debated Christopher Hitchens), Canadian Radio broadcasting debate with Mark Stern, losing attorney in the Oregon Supreme Court Case Boldt v Boldt concerning forced circumcision of a 12 year old male minor, KQED Forum debating Dr. Laurence Baskin, Chief of Pediatric Urology for Benioff Children’s Hospital and most recently appeared on Al Jazerra’s “Consider This” live nationally broadcast television show.
I will continue working on banning forced genital mutilation whenever and wherever the opportunity exists.
A million thanks to our Sponsors:
Acorn Wellness Center – Dr. Elon Bartlett DC
Nia Healing Center for Birth and Family Life -L. Samsarah Morgan, DD CHT
The Oakland Better Birth Foundation
A.D.D. Alternative Delectable Delights – Xandrea Sanford, Chocolatier
Sacred Birth Place Center for Childbirth and Wellness – Selena Green, CPM, CEO
We are overjoyed that Needa is providing the tasty treats for our luncheon!
Her menu is filled with wholesome and home cooked foods, she provides vegetarian options and her menu price ranges from 1.00- 10.00 per item 🙂
Hida Viloria is Chairperson of OII, the world’s largest intersex advocacy organizationn and Director of OII-USA (http://oii-usa.org/). She has consulted the International Olympic Committee and the United Nations’ Human Rights Office about intersex human rights, and spoken on numerous television shows including 20/20 and Oprah. She has also written about intersex in The Advocate, Ms., The Global Herald, CNN.com, the American Journal of Bioethics, and others. You can follow her blog, Intersex and Out, on Tumblr.
Dr. L. Samsarah Morgan, DD. Dr. Morgan is an Interfaith Minister and Counselor, Apprentice Midwife, Family Life Coach, Doula and Hypnotherapist. She is the founder of Nia Center for birth and family life. She is a birth and postpartum caregiver and childbirth and parenting educator, and is this year celebrating 30 years as a birth worker and trainer
As the mother of 5 grown sons and the grandmother of two!
She is the director of Nia: A family life practice, as well as Birth Professionals of the Bay Area and her private practice has offered counseling and healing sessions as well as workshops, seminars and retreats for individuals, couples, and families since 1991.She is an apprentice of Midwife Selena Green, CPM of the Sacred Birth Place Center for childbirth and wellness in Oakland, Ca.
She is a contributing writer for several on line magazines, including Weigh loss solutions 360 magazine, Every Little Thing, Birth babies and Beyond , and The Occupy Oakland Media Collective.She is member of the board for the Sacred Birth Angels Foundation, as well as the Founding Member of The Oakland Better Birth Foundation, and The Decolonize (Occupy) Pregnancy Birth and Parenting Caucus of Occupy Oakland.She is also on the board of KPFA radio.websites:www.niahealingcenter.orgwww.doulasamsarah.wordpress.comwww.theprofessionaldoula.comwww.bayareabirthjusticefair.wordpress.comwww.urbannana.comwww.sacredbirthangels.comhttp://www.birthandbeyondmagazine.com/Thank you!