Protecting Identity in Death
A Guide for Queer/Trans/Non-Binary+ Folx
And Those Who Care About Them
with Jordan Rose
licensed funeral director, embalmer, & end-of-life doula
Join us Monday, July 10th at 5pm PT | 8pm ET for our July 2023 Webinar: Protecting Identity in Death - A Guide for Queer/Trans/Non-Binary+ Folx and those who care for them. This 90-minute event will be led by Jordan Rose.
Register to attend this event live, or receive the recording made available afterward to all registrants. There is a sliding scale to attend, starting at $10.
About This Webinar
In this webinar, we will look at the ways the legal system, healthcare, and culture intersect when caring for LGBTQIA2S+ individuals. We will cover basic definitions, next of kin structure, who gets a say in your services, and take a look at some cases of trans and non-binary decedents. We will also talk about ways to be a good ally and create a welcoming and inclusive environment in your death practices.
About the Speaker
Jordan L. Rose (she/her) is a licensed funeral director and embalmer and end-of-life doula living in Chicago, IL. She is on a mission to put the rights of individuals at the end of their lives back into their hands. She is vocal about creating inclusive death practices that hold up marginalized voices. When she's not talking about death and dying, she's playing Dungeons and Dragons or redecorating her apartment...again.
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The National Home Funeral Alliance Is Officially Unpaused!
Watch our Community Conversation on Unpausing, which took place Friday, May 12th, 2023. We reflect on what we've done during the pause and discuss where we plan to go from here.
In the summer of 2021, the NHFA board decided that we needed to hit pause in order to break down over a decade's worth of an institutional vision that had not interrogated the “isms” inherent in our organization: notably racism, anti-trans bias, classism, and ableism.
Since hitting pause, we've dedicated our time to reviewing, revising, and continuing to learn -- making sure that that everything the NHFA offers aligns with our belief that community-led deathcare is truly for everyone, without exception.
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You never see photos of a home funeral that depict someone doing paperwork; it is not the part of a DIY funeral that is visualized or sentimentalized in education. In a completely DIY home funeral, somebody close to the family must obtain the death certificate, fill it out properly, track down a physician to sign it, and file it manually with the county clerk, among other things. If the person died in a care facility or