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Conference Dates: Wednesday March 13 - Sunday March 17, 2013

"BECOME THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN THE WORLD"

Our Commitment

  • Equality:

    We are committed to taking a stand for social equality for all transgender individuals.

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  • Advocacy:

    We are committed to leadership, activism and social change for all transgender individuals.

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  • Empowerment:

    We are committed to a social environment that strengthens and aids all transgender individuals.

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3530 Forest Lane #290,
Dallas, Texas 75234
P: 855.BLK.TMEN

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Conference Events & Schedule

Schedule 2013

Blacktransmen, Inc.Transgender Advocacy Conference Schedule

Thank you for your support.  We are very excited about sharing in our 2nd Annual Transgender Advocacy Conference with you. All  conference worshops and events are open to all including topics for transmen, transwomen and the greater SLGBTQHI community.

 

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

         
                     
  3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Guest Check In and Early Registration  
       
  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Low Cost General Wellness Exams
Provided At The Resource Center Dallas
 
       
  6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Dinner OYO    
       
  8:00 pm – 10:00 pm BTMI & BTWI Family Social and Reception  
                   
 

Thursday, March 14, 2013

         
                     
    SCOTTSDALE   PHOENIX   TUCSON   COWBOYS  
                   
  8:00 am – 9:00 am BREAKFAST OYO  
                   
  9:15 am – 10:15 am Selling Yourself: Resume Assistance and Job Prep
Dallas Urban League
   Small Business 101
Camilla Davis
  Workplace Trans Sensitivity Training
Dr Oliver Blumer
  N/A  
                   
  10:30am – 11:45am Fundamentals of a Successful Program for Transgender Youth
Sharyn Grayson
  TLC for Families in Transition
  Felishia Porter &
 Renee Bake
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   City of Dallas Housing Authority:
 Recognizing Housing Discrimination
 Chalisa Warren
  N/A  
  12:00pm – 1:00 pm LUNCH OYO  
    BTMI STAFF  MEETING | 12-3  
                   
  1:00 pm – 2:00 pm The Basics of Credit Repair
Dallas
 Urban League
  Teaching Trans*: Pedagogies for Gender Inclusive Educational Spaces 
Susan Harper, Ph D. and Susie R. Schmitt
  Werk to Work: Navigating the job market, and coming out as trans at the workplace
Holiday Simmons &
Omar Navaraez
  N/A  
                   
  2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Sister Stranger: Advocacy and Unity Across Difference
Ariel Cooksey
  Public Speaking Toastmasters    Home Buying 101
Dallas Urban League
  N/A  
                   
  3:30 pm – 4:30 pm 6 Easy Steps to Estate Planning  
Terry Thompson &
Dr. Oliver Blumer
  Bailing Out The Baller: Common Financial Mistakes
Kendall Brown
   Ballroom 101: Documenting the History of the House/Ballroom Scene
 Sean Coleman
  N/A  
                   
  4:45 pm – 6:00 pm  Trans+Trans RELATionships 
Carmarion Anderson
  Black, Trans & Single Seeking Love
Justice Williams
   Can You Hear Me Now?: Keeping Communication Lines Open In Relationships
Mekhi Johnson &
Alicia Crawley
  N/A  
       
  6:00 pm – 7:00 pm DINNER OYO  
       
  8:00 pm – 12:00 pm TRANSMANIFEST LIVE! Pre-Function 7:30  
     
 

Friday, March 15, 2013

 
      SCOTTSDALE   PHOENIX   TUCSON   COWBOYS  
       
  8:00 am – 9:00 am BREAKFAST OYO  
       
  9:30am – 10:00 am BTMI Welcome & Introduction
 
       
  10:00am – 12:00pm Keynote Address: Kylar Broadus and Monica Roberts   
       
  12:00pm – 1:00 pm LUNCH OYO  
                   
  1:00 pm – 2:15pm  Therapy with Trans populations
Dr. Carmen Cruz &
 Dr. Kim Jorgensen
   Dispelling the Myths of Family/Sexual Violence within the LGBTQ Communities: Learning to Acknowledge the Abuse and the Crime
JJ Lara
   Dealing with Dysphoria
Kye Allums
  Chest & Breast Wellness
Amber Ledesma and Brandy Peel of UTSW Center for Breast Care
 
                   
  2:30 pm – 3:45pm Combating, Coping and Reporting Rape and Violent Crimes
Dallas Rape Crisis Monica Urbaniak
  Missed Opportunities for Linking Seroincidental African American Transgender to Medical Services
Sammy Wonzer-Nesbit
   Trans Mental Health & Suicide Prevention
Louis Mitchell
  "Pumping Up: Silicone Injection Risks"
Nell Gaither of Trans Pride Initiative
 
       
  4:00pm – 4:15pm Transgender Anti Violence Awareness
Balloon Release
HONORING
CeCe McDonald, Evon “Young LT” Young and Sage (Dashad) Smith
 
       
  4:30pm – 5:30pm "Become The Change"
 Centers For Spiritual Living
Tracy Brown 
  This Isn’t the End: Overcoming Depression
Kendall Brown
  Trans Health Disparities:Identifying the needs of an Invisible community
 Sean Coleman
  Parenting & Transitioning
WA State Chapter
 
                   
  6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Dinner OYO  
       
  7:00pm – 10:00pm  Pre Function Cocktails & Photos
 (Dallas/Houston Ballroom)  7:00 pm
 Mr. & Ms Black Transgender International Pageant 
  (Dallas/Houston Ballroom)  8:00 pm
 
       
  10:00pm – 2:00am BTIBP Black Diamond Ball 
(Dallas/Houston Ballroom)
 
       
 

Saturday, March 16, 2013

         
      SCOTTSDALE   PHOENIX   TUCSON   COWBOYS  
                   
  8:00 am – 9:00 am BREAKFAST OYO  
                   
  9:00 am – 10:15 am   Loving Him, Loving Me
Espy Brown & Mary Kay Blumer
  Building Community
Justice Williams
  Gender Confirmation Surgeries
 Dr. Peter Raphael of American Institute for Plastic Surgery
  OPEN
 
 
                   
  10:45am – 12:00 pm Trans FTM 101
Lawrence Richardson
  T-Time
Trans Women
(Round Table & Open Discussion)
 BTMI
  Advocacy for Trans POC through Social Entrepreneurship
Dr. Kortney Ziegler
  OPEN  
                   
  12:00pm – 1:00 pm Lunch OYO    
                   
  1:00 pm – 2:15pm STU Demo & Q&A Lawrence Richardson    The Power of Us – Bridging the Gaps Between the G and the T
Harold Stewart
  Strong Hearts, Limp Wrists: Transmasculine Femininity and
Gay Transmen
Holiday Simmons
   The Power of Us – Bridging the Gaps Between the L and the T
CD Kirven
 
                   
  2:30 pm – 3:45 pm Trans FTM102
Lawrence Richardson
   Latino Transgender Identity & Support 
Yadi Martinez
  CLOSED   Spouses WorkshopT-Mates of Color
Alicia Crawley

 
       
  4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Black Transgender Community Summit  
 Featuring Tribute To Black Trans Pioneers
 
                   
  7:00 pm- 8:00 pm Pre Function Cocktails & Photos
 (Skyline Ballroom) 7:00 pm
  Annual Award Ceremony Dinner
Guest Speaker: Shawndel Fraser
  (Skyline Ballroom) 8:00 pm
 
                   
  8:00 pm – 12:00 pm “Evening of Enchantment” – Formal Dance Party (Skyline Ballroom)  
                   
 

Sunday, March 17, 2013

           
                     
  8:00 am – 9:00 am BREAKFAST OYO  
       
  9:00 am – 10:00 am CONFERENCE THANK YOU & DEBRIEF  
       
  10:00am - 11:00 am INTERFAITH SERVICE  
       
  12:00pm – 1:30 pm BRUNCH @ BLUE MESA GRILL
Dallas, Lincoln Park
Across from Northpark Center
 
 
 
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