Friday, August 12, 2011

Moni's At The 2011 TTNS

I'm back on the campus of my alma mater in the Roy G. Cullen Building's Room 104 having deja vu moments while checking out and compiling a report on the happenings surrounding today's first day of activity for the 3rd Annual Texas Transgender Nondiscrimination Summit.

I've been looking forward to it since last year's event and I'm beyond ready to get my learn on and tell you loyal TransGriot readers what transpired today.   

Here's the TTNS schedule, and I'll talk to you peeps later.   Still not too late to join us.

Day One- August 12

• UH Welcome, Dr. Ira Colby, Dean Graduate College of Social Work

• August 12, 2011 Keynote Speaker, Dr. Paige Schilt, Prof and Bilerico Project; Jordan Johnson, student; and Siobhan Cooke, student; Southwestern University; Gender Neutral Housing for Texas Students: Strategies and Challenges,

August 12, 2011 Workshops:
• Recent Developments in Transgender Legal Rights, Mitchell Katine, on behalf of American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

• Creating Gay Straight Alliances (GSA), Deb Murphy, Montrose Counseling Center; HATCH Youth Services Specialist

• Transitioning on the Job at Texas State University, Prof. Kristen G. Ploeger, Ph.D, Texas State University-San Marcos

• Transgender Inclusion in University Nondiscrimination Statements: Challenging Gender Conforming Privilege through Student Activism, Prof Kim Case, Ph.D, UH Clear Lake and Josephine P Tittsworth, LMSW, Doctoral Student, UH Graduate College of Social Work

• BBQ Dinner and Social at the Transgender Center, 604 Pacific, Houston Texas 77006

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