Monthly Archives: November 2010

Center of Excellence for Transgender Health on World AIDS Day

  Mission The mission of the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health is to increase access to comprehensive, effective, and affirming healthcare services for trans and gender-variant communities. The ultimate CoE goal is to improve the overall health and well-being … Continue reading

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tomorrow (11/30) is the final class in the Seminar in Transgender Studies

Tomorrow is the last class. We will keep the course page up so folks can “take” the course at their own pace, however after tomorrow’s class nothing new will be added. class 10: Phenomenology in Trans Studies Readings: Prosser “Judith … Continue reading

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12/11 Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention Team: QUEST

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12/17 is International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

December 17th is International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. This event was created to call attention to hate crimes committed against sex workers all over the globe. Originally thought of by Dr. Annie Sprinkle and started by the Sex Workers … Continue reading

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required reading for a young activist

what would you add to this list of “required reading” for an eager young activist? The books listed here really reflect my own political/activist coming-of-age. I’m sure a more concise list would be more useful. Please comment/add your recommendations. The … Continue reading

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Jobs Oportunity at Transgender Law Center in So. Cal.

Jobs and Volunteer Oportunities. POSITION: COMMUNITY ADVOCATE (part-time non-exempt) LOCATION: Los Angeles PURPOSE: The Community Advocate will work with other TLC staff, partner organizations and community members to build the capacity of transgender and gender non-conforming individuals and allied organizations to … Continue reading

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Thinking Gender 2010: Race-ing Resistance in Queer and Trans Politics: Historicizing Visibility

Thinking Gender 2010: Race-ing Resistance in Qu…, posted with vodpod “Transfiguring Masculinities in Black Women Studies,” C. Riley Snornton, Communication, University of Pennsylvania. *Read by Ren-Yo Huang. This presentation was part of the Race-ing Resistance in Queer and Trans Politics: Historicizing … Continue reading

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Lourdes Hunter

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Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference

2011 marks the Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference’s 10th anniversary! We expect to see a record number of community members this coming year, and we are focusing on building creative community partnerships. Please watch http://www.trans-health.org for more conference developments as plans are finalized, … Continue reading

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In The Life: Beauty on the Black Market

For transgender women who are low income, the ability to ‘pass’ as a female can make the difference in being able to simply get a job, put food on the table or avoid the very real threat of violence. The … Continue reading

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