Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Transgender Week Of Awareness Events In Da Ville

TransGriot Note: Yeah, I'm still on the activist e-mail lists for a lot of what goes on in Louisville, and they made sure I got this one since I used to help plan some of these events while I lived there.
To any media peeps in the Louisville area who happen to be reading TransGriot, you are invited to attend these events.



Trans Student Speakout, Tuesday, Nov 15, 7:00 p.m., Shumaker Research Building at UofL, Room 137 - A panel of transgender students discuss their lives.

TransView, Tuesday, Nov 15, 9:30 p.m.
, Starbase Q, 921 West Main Street  - A discussion on the trans community from six different viewpoints. Panelists include: Holly Knight, Alana Montgomery, AJ Jones, Bejon St. James, Daiyu Hurst, and Lucian Grey (21+ event)

Transgender Health Discussion, Wednesday, Nov 16, 3:30 p.m., Multipurpose Room, Campus Health Services at UofL - A panel of trans people and other health professionals will discuss health care, body image, and other issues; hosted by Campus Health Services and the LGBT Service Health Liaison.

"Fairness Campaign: 20 Years of Making It Better" History Panel on Trans Inclusion, Wednesday, Nov 16, 6:30 p.m., McAtee Room in the Winn Center, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, 1044 Alta Vista Rd -  Panelists include Fairness Campaign co-founders, straight and queer allies, and early transgender community leaders: Lisa Gunterman, Beth Harrison Prado, K.A. Owens, David Williams, and Dawn Wilson moderated by Chris Hartman.

Pastoring Transgender-Inclusive Congregations, Friday, Nov 18, 12:30 p.m., McAtee Room in the Winn Center, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, 1044 Alta Vista Rd - Sponsored by the Women's Center at Louisville Seminary, this free clergy panel discussion focuses on the blessings and challenges of ministry in a setting that openly welcomes transgender worshippers and members.

Transgender Week of Awareness Afterparty, Friday, Nov 18, 10:00 p.m., Starbase Q, 921 West Main Street - 21+ party in celebration of the transgender community.

Movie Showing - Gun Hill Road, Saturday, Nov 19, 1:00 p.m.
, UofL's Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library - The story of a teen exploring gender identity and sexuality in an intolerant and judgmental world and his exploration's impact on his relationship with his parents and himself. Sponsored by PFLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbian and Gays) and UofL's trans-activist student group, T2.

Transgender Day of Remembrance Service, Sunday, Nov 20, 7:00 p.m., Outside the Red Barn in the center of UofL's campus - Memorial service recognizing transgender individuals whose lives were lost to anti-trans violence.

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