Program offers dialogue on gender identity

The town’s Youth Commission will sponsor a session on gender identity and sexual orientation in the Wellesley High School auditorium, 50 Rice St., on March 13. The “Hear Us Out!’’ program will cover such topics as what LGBTQ means, risk-taking behavior by youths, and how to talk about sexual orientation with children. The free event, which will run 7 to 8:30 p.m, is designed for youths and adults. For more information or to register, visit www.wellesleyma.gov/youth or call youth director Maura Renzella at 781-446-6274, ext. 2256; registration is not required.