The Sequoyah School Diversity and Parent Education Committee Presents An LGBTQ Panel

Join Sequoyah School’s Diversity and Parent Education Committee in creating a dialogue in support of children who are growing up cognizant of issues surrounding sexual identity from an early age. The panel will discuss how to support children who are coming out, questions that may arise from children who have same sex parents and gender identity in a rapidly evolving society.

The Panel:

Jessica Weisbuch, MA, MFT and Executive Director of Brave Trails. Jessica works with youth in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQ) community. She is a co-founder and executive director of Brave Trails, an LGBTQ leadership summer camp. Jessica’s mission is to see queer youth become empowered individuals who work together to change the world.

Ruben Romo, Manager of Adult and Continuing Education at The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center. Ruben is a renowned expert on issues surrounding coming out and cultural diversity. He has facilitated corporate training, community forums and public and private events throughout California.

Moderator: Mark A. Brown, Sequoyah gay parent, as well as TV and Film writer and producer.

Sequoyah School, 535 S. Pasadena Ave., Pasadena, (626) 795-4351 or visit




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