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Texas Transgender Nondiscrimination Summit

Texas Transgender Nondiscrimination Summit

Friday, August 12, 2011 at 8:00 AM - Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 5:00 PM (CDT)

Texas Transgender Nondiscrimination Summit

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The Texas Transgender Nondiscrimination Summit and the Houston GLBT Community Center Present:

3rd Annual Texas Transgender Nondiscrimination Summit


The 2011 summit will be held at the University of Houston on Friday, August 12 and Saturday, August 13. Registration is now open via Event Brite. Please register today to take advantage of special offers.

To register by mail, send your check made payable to the Houston GLBT Community Center to:
Texas Transgender Nondiscrimination Summit, P. O. Box 1095, Baytown, Texas 77522

Students should register using Discount Code “Student” in order to receive the fifty percent discount for students. For those registering between now and May 31, use the Discount code “EarlyBird” to receive the early registration discount.

Regular Registration fee: $20
Early Registration fee: $15
Student Registration fee: $10


Information on Requests for Proposed Workshops
Deadline for Submissions: Friday, May 20, 2011
Notification Deadline: June 20, 2011

This year we are calling for proposals from the community to help construct the program.

Go to our web site  for a complete list of instructions and to download a proposal form in a PDF format or in a Word format.

We would like to cover the topics listed below in 90 minute concurrent sessions, but if you have additional ideas for a concurrent session, please feel free to submit a proposal. Proposals for poster sessions are also welcome.

All responses to the Call for Proposals should be submitted to
Lorraine Schroeder at: lschroeder@uh.edu

Residence Halls – Issues/Concerns/Solutions in housing
Restrooms and Locker-rooms -  “Family friendly” and/or gender neutral approaches
Health Services - Barriers/Obstacles towards healthcare equity
Inclusive Language in all University’s Written Policies
Transition on the Job
Current Transgender Legal Issues and Rulings
Negotiating Strategies

We invite interested parties in higher education to discuss what works and what does not work in regards to codifying inclusion of "gender identity and expression" into institutional policy. The summit serves to find means to this end through discussion of divergent and respective strategies in regard to the inevitable barriers that always arise.

Putting on such an endeavor requires the dedication of a highly motivated team as well as generous sponsors. Please consider supporting grassroots training in your community by donating to the summit through the PayPal below.

If you would like someone from the summit team to give a presentation about the summit to your organization or community, email us.

Please email the Summit Planning Committee at:  txtgsummit@gmail.com

To become a sponsor of the summit or to make a general donation in support of the summit, click here:

Have questions about Texas Transgender Nondiscrimination Summit? Contact Texas Transgender Nondiscrimination Summit

When & Where

University of Houston
Roy Cullen Building
Houston, TX 77204-3013

Friday, August 12, 2011 at 8:00 AM - Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 5:00 PM (CDT)

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