Tuesday, April 25, 2017
BTAC 2017- Day 1 Schedule
So looking forward to Day 1 of the 2017 edition of BTAC. The theme for this year's conference is Loving Ourselves Through Ultimate Service (LOTUS). That's important in a time in which we have a hostile federal government and many of us live in states that are hostile to trans people as well.
On the agenda at 1 PM CDT is the BTAC Conference Welcome and Orientation along with the first two sessions of BTAC 2017.
We have always had cis women in our BTAC family who are either dating or married to trans men This year we'll have a conference programming track set up to support them.
These women have also been invaluable in terms of breaking down to their trans feminine sisters what it's like and what the societal and community expectations are for being a Black woman as a person who has had to deal with those issues from birth.
Those conversations are vital to us building sisterhood not only in the BTAC and BTA ranks, but over time in the Black community as a whole.