TransForming Feminisms: Trans Access (the redux)

Friday, September 28, 2012 - 17:00 to Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 21:00

The theme for this conference is Trans inclusion, representation and access in women’s, feminist, and social justice spaces, with a focus on enhancing TransFeminist praxis in community organizing, service delivery, and education. This years conference includes a keynote presentation from Dr. Julia Serano, author of Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Feminity and a full weekend of workshops, performances and discussions on themes such as: Trans Cultural Competency, Making Space for Yourself, The Cotton Ceiling, a Panel Discussion on Trans Access in Women’s Spaces, Addressing Abuse in our Relationships and our Communities, Modifying and Healing Our Trans Bodies: Working With/Out Institutions and performance pieces like Say It To My Face and Super Powers. We will be welcoming Athens Boys Choir on the Saturday evening at the conference celebration & social. Accountability and community care are important aspects of the conference, and there will be access to childcare, active listeners, quiet space and other accommodations. Please contact centreforgsj[at]gmail[dot]com for more info on registration.

Sadleir House
751 George St. N
Peterborough , ON
44° 19' 1.9164" N, 78° 19' 11.3844" W
Ontario CA

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