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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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2013 Black Transmen, Inc Keynote Speaker

Black Transmen Inc is very proud to present our 2013 2nd Annual Black Transmen, Inc Transgender Advocacy Conference Keynote Speaker the Legendary Mr. Kylar Broadus, Esquire.

Kylar Broadus - TPOCC

Kylar W. Broadus is a professor, attorney, activist and public speaker from Missouri. He is an associate professor of business law at Lincoln University of Missouri, a historically black college where he previously served as chair of the business department. Kylar has maintained a general practice of law in Columbia, Missouri since 1997. In February 2011, Kylar was awarded the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s Sue J. Hyde Award for Longevity in the Movement. Also, in February of this year he was featured in BlackEnterprise.com discussing his personal experience with workplace discrimination. In 2010, Kylar founded Trans People of Color Coalition (TPOCC), the only national civil rights organization dedicated to the needs of Trans People of Color. 

In 2010, Kylar was appointed as a Division Director of the Section on Individual Rights and Responsibilities an American Bar Association Committee and Co-Chair for the Committee on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity.

He has spoken at numerous law schools throughout the country including most recently the University of Mississippi, Washington University, St. Louis University, Tulane, Harvard, Temple, University of Missouri-Columbia, and Georgetown as well as numerous colleges and conferences. In addition, he authored the essay "The Evolution of Employment Discrimination Protections for Transgender People", published in "Transgender Rights", the first of its kind by Currah, Juang, Minter 2006. He is published in the Temple Law Journal and numerous other publications. He is currently in the film “Still Black: A Portrait of Black Transmen.”

 

He currently serves on the board of the National Black Justice Coalition and was board chair from 2007 to 2010. He has served on the board of directors of the National Stonewall Democrats from 1998 until 2002, and served as the interim secretary from January to May 2001. He served three terms on the City of Columbia's Human Rights Commission and two terms on the board of the statewide GLBT advocacy group, PROMO: For the Personal Rights of Missourians with the last year being as Vice-President. Broadus is a founding board member of a national think tank, The Transgender Law and Policy Institute. In August 2005, Broadus along with two other panelists were the first to present information before the American Bar Association regarding Transgender clients. In 2004, he spoke at the Regional Affirmative Action Conference on Transgender Issues and Affirmative Action. In January of 2003, Broadus was called before the American Association of Law Schools on transgender issues. Kylar speaks and lobbies on the national, state and local levels in the areas of transgender and sexual orientation law and advocacy. He has also been featured on local and national television and radio and offers diversity and leadership trainings throughout the United States to schools, colleges, employers, government agencies and businesses. Formerly, State Legislative Manager and Counsel at the Human Rights Campaign, in Washington, DC. Kylar worked for State Farm Insurance Companies from 1989 to 1997. He is a 1988 graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law and obtained his B.S. in Business Administration from Central Methodist University in Fayette, Missouri.

   

Black Transmen, Incorporated Annual Transgender Advocacy Conference

 

"Love Yourself and all of who you are. You have to love the person you are before you can love the person you are trying to become." - Ananda Davis

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