MHM 16: Contemporary Relationships Wrap-Up

Hey Everyone!

We’re back from Austin! Actually, have been for a couple of weeks- sorry for the delay!


We wanted to talk a little bit about our trip generally and also share some take-aways from the workshops that we attended. Below are the full titles, speakers names and any other link information we could wrestle up!

We feel so lucky to be able to share these resources with you and Austin treated us so well! Thanks Contemporary Relationships!

As always you can reach us at…



Skye + Traci 


Skye is a youth worker, educator, activist and white transmasculine human. Traci is a therapist, yoga teacher, educator and queer vegan femme-inist of color. They reside, practice, navigate, survive and flourish in the Southern California area. The Mental Health Mash-Up is their offering of thoughts, process and tips towards mental health and wellness as queer folks navigating the intersections of stigma, oppression and identities.


Good Morning, REVOLUTIONARIES! Guess where we are???

As you read this, we’re bumbling about our AirBnB straightening bow ties, latching suspenders and doing our last pre-conference run throughs in Austin, TX! We’re so excited to be sharing and plotting a little COM|PASSionate REVOLUTION with the lovely individuals, couples and providers at the  Contemporary Relationships Conference!

We hope you all are well… and wanted to send you a little reminder…



Get out, take care of yourself and heal in community!


Don’t forget there’s lots of upcoming ways to get involved!


A few words in favor of getting lost…

Sometimes when you’re not sure where to go, when no path looks familiar, when you’re not really sure which path is the road worth taking or the road less taken, it’s not a bad idea to get lost.

Take a breath, get your bearings, see adventure rather than mishap. Meet your day with The Fool as your guide.

Lost and very lost are not such bad things.

Who knows who you’ll meet there and what you’ll find.

In solidarity,


(Currently getting lost in Austin, TX, but thinking about you)


*Events are put on by the CR Community/CR Community members. Other events are by friends of the CR Community or of interest to the CR Community. Feeling a little nervous about getting out and involved? Email us and if we can we’ll make some introductions so you have a friendly face to say “Hi” to when you get there!

**Most of these events will be local to Southern CA (unless we notice an event that sets us off into road trip dreamland.) If you want to do a COM|PASSionate event round-up for your local area let us know!

***Are you an individual, meet-up or community group that has some COM|PASSionate events of your own? Email us for details on how to submit your event to our calendar!


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