- February 21 - 24 2008
Colorado Gold Rush, Denver, Co - The Colorado Gold Rush is a national transgendered conference hosted by the Gender Identity Center of Colorado Denver, Colorado.
- February 21 - 23 2008
In Our Own Voices, Inc. and The New York State Black Gay Network, Inc. will be hosting the first statewide LGBT People of Color Health Summit on February 21-24, 2008. The Health Summit's theme is: Unity through Diversity: Shifting Our Focus This inaugural event is designed to provide a forum for the articulation of issues and recommendations related to health and human service interventions for LGBT people of color. Scholars, administrators, activists and students are invited to share their knowledge and skills with the hope that this interchange will result in a compendium of future strategies designed to address the needs of LGBT people of color. A distinguishing feature of the health summit is the inclusion of planning strategy workshops to enable presenters and participants to frame the presentations and conversations into a health and human service strategy for subsequent policy and programmatic undertakings.
The summit will focus on five major conceptual tracks:
- Health and Wellness
- Substance Abuse
- Political Advocacy
- A day long institute on Transgender issues
One major outcome of this undertaking will be the publication of a summit report highlighting the major observations and current strategies related to the above topics with attached recommendations for future research, political advocacy, and community based interventions.
- April 17 - 20, 2008
California Dreamin Transgender Convention, San Jose, Ca - We're planning seminars for transsexuals, crossdressers, wives and significant others. There will be presentations on SRS and Facial Feminization Surgery, hormones and your health, electrolysis, and a workshop on legal issues and problems. On the lighter side, you can see presentations on perfecting your feminine presentation, wig care and makeup application. Come to the Wives and Significant Others seminars to learn about dealing with TG issues in your relationship. Visit our vendors' room to get a makeover, or shop for jewelry, wigs, accessories and more.
- May 11 - 18, 2008
Esprit Gala 2008, Port Angeles, Wa - Esprit focuses on changing lives for the better and creating pride and self-respect for anyone who is transgendered. Educational, inspirational, and experimental, Esprit is steeped in prospects for personal growth and friendship. But most of all, Esprit is about fun in a magnificant setting among a friendly and accepting local population. It's an opportunity for you to spread your wings for an entire week and have a ball!
- June 7, 2008
The First New England Transgender Pride March and Rally will be held on June 7, 2008 in Northampton, MA. The event is organized by members of the trans and gender variant community, and their allies, with the intent of taking a visible and positive stand for transgender rights. The March and Rally is dedicated to diverse representation among organizers and participants. We seek to educate and build awareness of the movement against gender-based discrimination. We promote self-acceptance and acceptance of our whole identities and lives. We gather to celebrate and affirm our individuality, diversity, and strength.
- July 26 - August 2, 2008
Family Week 2008, Provincetown, Ma - will be in its 13th year and was the outcome of an idea of two amazing gay dads, Tim Fisher and Scott Davenport. For one week during the past 12 summers, LGBTQ parents, their children, extended families, prospective parents, and allies have gathered in Provincetown, MA to celebrate all families, build community power, and become empowered to make change. There are workshops, social gatherings, meals, and much more for all ages.
- August 30 September 1, 2008
Gender Odyssey 2008 is a national conference focused on the needs and interests of transmen, genderqueers, FTMs, and other gender-variant people. We are proud to be the only long-standing national conference with a trans-masculine emphasis.
- September (TBA) 2008
Southern Comfort Conference 2008, Atlanta, Ga - Join us for the 17th Annual Southern Comfort Conference. Here you will find support, information and friends in a welcoming atmosphere of Southern hospitality. Vendors, authors, entertainers and leaders from the entire spectrum of the transgender community will be on hand for five days of learning, networking and fun. Friday, September 14, the first SCC Career Expo will be held, featuring HR Consultants and representatives from companies who are supportive and understand the value of hiring transgender employees.
- October 3, 2008
New England Trans United March and Rally, Northampton, Ma - Join us for the second New England Trans United March and Rally to advance the civil rights of transgender people. The theme of this years rally is to live out loud. The event will kick off with a parade, and there will be about 4 hours of various speakers and performers.View the 2008 pictures here
- October 19-26, 2008
Fantasia Fair, Provincetown, Ma - Fantasia Fair is a week-long transgender event held every October in the GLBT resort town of Provincetown, Massachusetts. The Fair is a "full immersion" experience, meaning that attendees can and usually do spend an entire week living 24/7 in their chosen gender.