Boulder: TRANSforming Gender 2008

TRANSforming Gender 2008, the third annual trans themed conference here at the University of Colorado, Boulder, is happening tomorrow, November 7th. (This is the conference me & Julia Serano & Matt Kailey & Dylan Scholinksi spoke at last year.)

This year’s lineup includes Monica Roberts (keynote speaker), Krista Scott-Dixon, Michelle Dumaresq, Ryka Aoki de la Cruz, Andrea Gibson, and Katastrophe. You can find the schedule below the break.

Friday, November 7, 2008

  • 6:30PM – 7:30PM “Keynote Address,” Monica Roberts (UMC 457)
  • 7:30PM – 9:00PM”Local Panel,” various local trans-identified speakers (UMC 457)

Saturday, November 8, 2008

  • 9:00AM – 10:15AM “Trans101,” Katastrophe (UMC 457)
  • 10:30AM – 11:45AM “Slam Poetry Workshop,” Andrea Gibson (UMC 457)
  • 12:00PM – 12:45PM “Transfair,” information from multiple organizations in (UMC 417)
  • 1:00PM – 2:45PM “Sports Panel,” Krista Scott-Dixon and Michelle Dumaresq (UMC 457)
  • 3:00PM – 4:15PM “Artist/Activist Workshop,” Ryka Aoki De La Cruz (UMC 457)
  • 4:30PM – 6:00PM Panel of speakers, various participants (UMC 457)
  • 7:30PM – 9:30PM Performances: Ryka Aoki De La Cruz, Andrea Gibson, Katastrophe (Old Main Theatre)

All workshop sessions will be held in Room 457 (Dennis Small Cultural Center) of the University Memorial Center on the CU Boulder campus.The show on Saturday night will be held in the Old Main Theatre. For more information, please go to

2 Replies to “Boulder: TRANSforming Gender 2008”

  1. Thanks for posting this. I didn’t hear about it until last weekend. I really want to go, but I’m still up-in-the-air because I may either go to the Ex-Ex-Gay protest of the national NARTH conference in Denver on Saturday or help my partner rake leaves in her back yard. (The raking isn’t so bad, it is traditionally followed up with by sitting around an outdoor fire in the chiminea and having shots of ice-cold Patron 🙂

    Gosh, nothing ever happens in in my life and here I am faced with three great things to do!
    Decisions… decisions… decisions…

    As someone that has been down the mountain on a bicycle a few times, I can only say that Michelle Dumaresq must be nuts! Her story is well told in the film, 100% Woman. I think her panel should be interesting.

    I’m still sore that I had to miss you at last year’s conference 🙁
    (I guess starting my new job was a little more important)


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