Presentations & Speaking Engagements

Edwards, B. (2016, June). Standing up for our kids. Panelist for an event hosted by North Jersey Pride, Glen Ridge, NJ.

Edwards, B. (2016, May) Supporting LGBTQ+ students: Allyship, best practices, & tips to creating a gay/straight alliance. Presented to K-12 teachers, principles, and counselors in Northern NJ through the Educators Training Institute, Lodi, NJ.

Edwards, B. (2015, December). LGBTQ+ youth in schools: Terminology basics. Presented to the Kearny School District through partnership with the Montclair State University Network for Educational Renewal.

Edwards, B. (2015, December). Creating safe[r] spaces for LGBTQ students: An introspective workshop for counselors and educators. Presented to K-12 teachers, principles, and counselors in Northern NJ through the Educators Training Institute, Lodi, NJ.

Edwards, B. (2015, November). The future of our movement: Beyond marriage equality. Plenary session panel moderated at the 13th Annual NJ LGBTQA College Leadership Conference, Montclair, NJ.

Edwards, B. (2014, October). They’re here, they’re queer, they’re first year college students. Presented at the 5th Biennial State Conference on Campus-Wide Initiatives for First-Year Success & College Completion, New Jersey Association of New Student Advocates, Atlantic City, NJ.

Edwards, B. (2014, October). Creating safe[r] spaces for LGBTQ students: An introspective workshop for counselors and educators. Presented to K-12 teachers, principles, and counselors in Northern NJ through the Educators Training Institute, Lodi, NJ.

Edwards, B. & Pinto, S. (2014, September). The ‘a’ word: Asexuality and the romantic spectrum. Poster presentation, presented at the Inaugural National Conference of the Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Issues in Counseling, New Orleans, LA.

Edwards, B. & Montenegro, A. (2014, June). Lavender leaders: A pilot program in peer to peer LGBTQ education. Panel presentation presented at the 46th Annual National Conference of the American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors and Therapists, Monterey, CA.

Edwards, B. & Gary, S. (2014, March). I am a male survivor of intimate partner violence…please help me!. Presented at the 2014 National Conference of the National Association Of Student Personnel Administrators, Orlando, FL.

Edwards, B. & Coleman, C. (2014, March). QUEERing your competency: Combating homophobia & heterosexism through student programming. Presented at the Long Island GLBT Services Network’s 19th Annual Long Island GLBT Conference, Long Island, NY.

Edwards, B. (2014, March). Working with LGBTQ survivors of sexual violence. Presented to SAVE of Essex County of the Family Justice League, Montclair, NJ.

Edwards, B. (2013, November). QUEERing your competency: Combating homophobia & heterosexism through programming. Presented at the Association of College Unions International regional conference, Montclair, NJ.

Edwards, B. (2013, October). Understanding and working with LGBTQ youth & families. Presented to Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children of Passaic County, Wayne, NJ.

Edwards, B. (2012, September). After I do. Keynote address for the LGBT Marriage Forum hosted by the New York City LGBT Community Center, New York, NY.

Edwards, B., Privitere, T., & Hill, K. (2012, August). It gets better but better is no longer good enough. Keynote presented for Diversity Day at Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ.