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  1. Annual Transgender Events
    First Event - Marlboro, MA
    January 30th to February 4th, 2018
    The Keystone Conference - Harrisburg, PA
    March 6th - 11th, 2018  
    Transgender Day of Visibility - International
    March 31, 2018
    Diva Las Vegas – Las Vegas, NV
    April 15th to April 20, 2018 (tentative)
    Trans-Health Program – Philadelphia, PA
    August 2nd -4th, 2018
    Esprit 2015 - Port Angeles, WA
    May 13, 2018 - May 20, 2018
    Gal's Spring Fling - Gananoque, Ontario, Canada
    Pending - usually in May
    Gender Odyssey - Los Angeles
    Pending, probably in June
    Gender Odyssey - Seattle
    Pending, probably in August
    Sparkle – Manchester, England, UK
    July 6th to 8th, 2018
    Camp Aranu’tiq – July and August
    A camp for transgender and gender variant youth and their families
    Contact for details
    Southern Comfort Conference - Atlanta, GA
    Usually in September
    Virginia TIES - Richmond, VA
    Transgender Information and Empowerment Summit
    Every October
    TIC Translating Identity Conference - University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
    Usually in October
    Fantasia Fair - Provincetown, MA
    Usually in October
    Transgender Week of Awareness - United States
    First two weeks of November each year
    Heartland TG Fall Party - Oklahoma City, OK
    November 3rd - 5th, 2017 (2018 tba)
    Transgender Day of Remembrance - United States Nationwide Events
    November 20, 2017 (2018 tba )
    Beauty and the Beach - Rehoboth Beach, DE
    Seems to be discontinued
    Transcending Boundaries – Springfield, MA
    Seems to be discontinued
    Transgender Film Festival - San Francisco, CA
    To be announced
  2. 11th Annual San Francisco Transgender Film Festival
    The San Francisco Transgender Film Festival (SFTFF) announces its 11th annual film festival – a stellar collection of transgender short films with enticing tales of defiance, bullying, relationships, sex, humor, romance and ZOMBIES! Get your tickets...

    Starts Thursday November 8 @ 8pm: Opening Night Performance Extravaganza!

    Full Festival Line-up at

  3. "Pinwheels of Hope" Monday, Aug. 20, 10:30 a.m.

    Remembrance of Bias Crime Victims Held on Anniversary of Trans Murder

    (Louisville, KY) Nakhia "Nikki" Williams was a proud transgender woman, a writer and painter, who was deeply involved in her community. She was brutally murdered in Louisville on August 20, 2008, a few days shy of her 30th birthday. This Monday, August 20--the anniversary of Nikki's murder--the Fairness Campaign will join her family to remember Nikki and all victims of bias-motivated violent crime at the site of her murder, 15th and Market Streets, 10:30 a.m.

    Pinwheels will be distributed at the gathering symbolizing hope of ending all bias-motivated violent crime.

    "With the recent Sikh temple shooting, the assault on a young lesbian girl in Louisville, and the brutal attack of a Nebraska lesbian, it is necessary to further the discussion of ending prejudice and bias-based violent crime in America," shared Fairness Campaign co-coordinator Keith Brooks.

    WHAT: Pinwheels of Hope--A Remembrance of All Victims of Bias-Motivated Violent Crime

    WHEN: Monday, August 20, 10:30 a.m. (anniversary of Nakhia's murder)

    WHERE: 15th & Market Streets in Downtown Louisville (site of Nakhia's murder)

    WHO: Nakhia's sister, Nicole
    Fairness supporters
    ATTACHED: Photo of Nakhia Williams

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    Founded in 1991, the Fairness Campaign is Kentucky's oldest operating broad-based community effort dedicated to equal rights for lesbian gay, bisexual, and transgender people. Its primary goal is comprehensive civil rights legislation prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, and to dismantle systemic racism.

    2263 Frankfort Avenue • Louisville, KY 40206 • 502.893.0788 • Twitter @FairnessCamp •
  4. Pentagon to hold its first Gay Pride event
    Washington (CNN) -- The Department of Defense announced Thursday that it will be commemorating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender pride later this month. The event will be the first of its kind for the Pentagon...
  5. PrideFest to focus on transgender issues
    San Antonio Express
    The free festival will feature food, music, vendors, a drag show and an appearance by transgender activist Nikki Araguz. Held for more that 15 years, organizers hope this year to raise awareness about the transgender community, which is getting “left behind"...
  6. STIFF, transgender, preservation fests unspool
    The Seattle Times
    Translations: The Seattle Transgender Film Festival continues through the weekend with a variety of short and feature-length films, including "I Stand Corrected," about the transgender jazz musician John/Jennifer Leitham (7:15 pm Saturday)...
  7. Koovagam Festival 2012: India's Largest Hindu Celebration Of The Transgender Community
    Huffington Post
    The temple is a focal point during the Tamil month of Chitrai, where transgender and transvestite devotees are ceremonially wedded to the Hindu deity, considered a patron god to the communities...
  8. Lesbian, transgender literary group Sister Spit to hold Long Beach reading
    Long Beach Press-Telegram
    LONG BEACH - Sister Spit is a gathering of avant-garde lesbian and transgender writers, poets and performance artists - the nerds and outcasts of the gay community...
  9. Pride Week to educate, open minds
    Daily Eastern News
    The purpose of Pride Week is to spread the word about issues facing the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community to the whole campus. EIU Pride allows gays, lesbians, bisexuals,transgender people and anyone else with an alternative lifestyle to...
  10. VIDEO: Community members to gather TONIGHT for Transgender Day of Empowerment
    San Diego Gay & Lesbian News
    SAN DIEGO – Community members will gather tonight at The San Diego LGBT Community Center for the ninth Transgender Day of Empowerment, an event organized each year to celebrate thetransgender community and its accomplishments...

    Video from 2011 Transgender Day of Empowerment

  11. Transgender Day of Liberation to be celebrated on April 9
    SU Blueprint
    Syracuse University's LGBT Resource Center within the Division of Student Affairs hosts Ryka Aoki, writer, performer and educator, for its Transgender Day of Liberation event on April 9 at 7 pm in the Watson Theater in the Menschel Media Center...
  12. MA House Speaker to Keynote 3rd Annual Lawyers for Transgender Rights Event
    Rainbow Times
    Boston, MA —The Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) is excited to announce its third annual Lawyers for Transgender Rights event on Thursday, April 12th at 6 pm at The Estate in Boston. Massachusetts. House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo...

    2012 National LGBT Health Awareness Week
    "Come Out for Health" March 26 - March 30


    American Psychological Assoication, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Concerns Office, Washington DC, plans events during National LGBT Health Awareness Week. Follow the events on their webiste

    Beth Israel Medical Center’s ’ LGBT Health Services, New York, launches new services during National LGBT Health Awareness Week. Learn more

    Chicago Department of Public Health encourages community to Stop Smoking

    Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment plans events during National LGBT Health Awareness Week. Learn more.

    GHSU Equality, August, Georgia, plans activities to increase awareness of LGBT Health during Health Awareness Week. Learn more

    Legacy Community Health Services, Houtson, plans activities for LGBT Health Awarness Week March 26- 30, 2012. Learn more

    SAMHSA, Washington, DC, blogs about National Health Awareness Week. "In recognition of National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Health Awareness Week, March 26th – 30th, we are highlighting some of the activities SAMHSA has engaged in that align with this year’s theme “Come Out for Health”." Read more

    UMDNJ School of Nursing, Newark, New Jersey, The LGBT Health Working Group, is sponsoring its first event: Liz Margolies from the National LGBT Cancer Network is speaking on “LGBT Health Disparities: The Case of Cancer” on Thursday March 29. FMI or to reserve a seat please visit:

    Source: National Coalition for LGBT Health
  14. Saskatchewan's first Transgender Awareness Week March 25 to 31
    Prince Albert Daily Herald
    Mikayla Schultz is the director of TransSask Support Services for transgendered people. Here she stands outside the Multicultural Centre on Sunday afternoon, after participating and a movie screening of As a kickoff for Saskatchewan's first ever...
  15. Check out the list of events below:

    Thursday, March 29 - International Transgender Day of Visibility
    Open Mic Night 6:00PM to 9:00PM at Five 15 (515 S. Washington, Royal Oak)
    Bring your stories, songs, poems, or rants (no interpretive dance please) about your experience with transgender or gender non-conformist identities, issues, and communities. Friends and Allies welcome. No cover charge, but snacks and drinks are available for purchase.

    Friday, March 30 - International Transgender Day of Visibility
    Show your visibility by serving the community. Meet at 8:30 AM at Affirmations (290 West 9 Mile Road, Ferndale), then carpool to Gleaners Community Food Bank from 9-noon, lunch from noon-2PM (to be announced), and Forgotten Harvest (21800 Greenfield, Oak Park) from 2PM to 5PM

    Sunday, April 8 - Easter Potluck Dinner at Affirmations (290 W. 9 Mile, Ferndale), 4PM, bring a dish to share.

    Saturday, April 14 - Transgender Day of Empowerment.
    This day-long series of workshops will take place at Affirmations (290 W. 9 Mile, Ferndale). The planning committee will meet soon to finalize a schedule, but for now it looks like there will be workshops on self-defense, electrolysis, makeup and wigs, and a hormone workshop by CVS Pharmacy.

    Find out more about Transgender Detroit at Find out more about Transgender Michigan at
  16. Mayor proclaims Transgender Awareness Week in Lloyd
    Lloydminster Source
    The week of March 25 to 31 will be Transgender Awareness Week and Transgender Day of Visibility will be March 31. Mulligan signed the proclamation after discussing it with council. “There was no precedent and I didn't think it was my position to bring...
  17. Asheville transgender pride events set for March 30-31
    Asheville Citizen-Times
    ASHEVILLE — Events celebrating transgender pride are set for March 30-31, beginning with a TransFilm Fest at 11 am March 30 at the Haywood Street Congregation, 297 Haywood St. The film event will include free showings of “Almost Myself” and the...

    Asheville is an awesome city! One of my favorite places to travel. ~ Lori
  18. [Events] The Society of Transsexual Women of the Philippines turns 10
    The Society of Transsexual Women of the Philippines (STRAP), the pioneer support group and human rights advocacy organization of transpinays ...

    On March 5th - 9th STRAP will hold a photo exhibit, shot by renown photographer Nicollo Cosme, at the Law School of the Ateneo De Manila University (ADMU) Professional Schools in cooperation with the Ateneo Human Rights Center’s Women’s Desk.

    In April, STRAP will hold a social responsibility activity to benefit a charity of their choice.

    STRAP’s 10th year anniversary celebrations culminate with the 2nd Sybil Awards on 19 May 2012. The Sybil Awards is named after one incarnation of the Great Mother, a goddess whose worship dates back to the Stone Age. STRAP’s Sybil awards honor individuals, organizations, establishments, activities, programs, and other entities that, in their own way, promote the equality, acceptance, empowerment and dignity of transgender Filipinos.

    More Information:
  19. Tone Cluster choir brings music, water awareness to latest show
    Your Ottawa Region
    Tone Cluster, Ottawa's gay, lesbian, bisexual, transsexual and gay-friendly choir will be holding a water-themed concert on March 3 at the First Baptist Church downtown to help Ottawans get ready for spring. submitted photo A new water-themed concert ...
  20. Tango to benefit outreach for gay, transgender youth
    Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    Event Date: 3/3/12 -- Funds raised will support Dreams of Hope outreach to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth, helping them find their voice through theater, the spoken word, music and dance. VIP tickets are $100 and include a free tango lesson and an extra hour ..
  21. LGBT rights advocates to rally at Utah Capitol on Wednesday
    Salt Lake Tribune
    By Rosemary Winters With a popular anti-discrimination law tabled for the fifth year in a row and other LGBT-related bills bottled up in the Legislature, members and supporters of Utah's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community plan to make ...

    The rally is from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Capitol. Scheduled speakers include Utah Democratic Party Chairman Jim Dabakis, fictional icon Sister Dottie S. Dixon, and openly gay lawmaker Rep. Brian Doughty, D-Salt Lake City.
  22. Transsexual teen tale and animal band show
    This is Somerset
    Offering an insight into the life of a transsexual teen; Luna takes the audience on a delicate theatrical and dance evoked journey with Liam/Luna and his sister Regan, as they come to understand Liam's true identity. Tickets are £7, concessions £6, ...
  23. Estate Planning for Transgender Clients by Mass. LGBTQ Bar Assoc.
    Rainbow Times
    The Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association today announced their upcoming seminar, Estate Planning for Transgender Clients. The brown-bag seminar, to be followed by a roundtable discussion, will take place Friday, March 2, 2012, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm at the ...
  24. Croydon to hold its first LGBT conference
    Croydon Guardian
    Croydon is to hold its first Lesbian, Gay Bisexual and Transsexual (LGBT) conference next week. Crocus, the network for the LGBT community in Croydon, seeks to provide a strong voice for the community and have organised the event as part of LGBT ...
  25. First Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Adoption and Fostering Week
    Droitwich Advertiser
    WORCESTERSHIRE County Council's Adoption and Fostering Service is taking part in the first ever national Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Adoption and Fostering Week. The campaign, which runs from February 20-26, will be celebrated by way ...