Autism and LGBTQ+ Identity

The incidence of non-usual gender identities is much higher among autistics than in the rest of the population. AASCEND‘s June 25 program ( NOT the usual 3rd Saturday!) honors Gay Pride Month, respecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and other people. The AASCEND program (the day before San Francisco’s Gay Pride Parade) will feature a panel of autistics in the LGBTQ+ community, responding to questions from erstwhile AASCEND chairperson Jack Fagan. If you are not comfortable with discussion of gender and related issues then please feel free to sit this one out.

The Zoom meeting URL and password will be sent as the date approaches. If you are not on our email list, click here. No registration is necessary.

Do you identify as autistic and LGBTQ+? Please share your experience. We particularly invite attendees on the autism spectrum to offer their experience and perspectives in discussion of this important topic.

Who: Adults on the autism spectrum, families, mentors and professionals all welcome. For more information, please contact:
When: Sat June 25, 10am – 11am (approx.)
Where: Online via Zoom. URL and password will be emailed.