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Ke Kulana He Mahu: Remembering a Sense of Place film screening


a film screening and discussion with producer Connie Florez

April 5, Tuesday 6 to 9 pm

a film by Brent Anbe and Kathryn Xian 67 minutes, 2001, USA

For more film information, please visit

This documentary examines how colonialism has profoundly shifted attitudes […]

Consortium: 5th Annual TRANSforming Gender Symposium, University of Colorado at Boulder – SAVE THE DATE!


5th Annual TRANSforming Gender Symposium University of Colorado at Boulder April 1st – April 3rd, 2011 Free and open to the public!


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About the TRANSforming Gender Symposium

The University of Colorado Boulder TRANSforming Gender Symposium is celebrating it is fifth year. Each year […]

Call for Transgender/Intersex/DSD/Cross-Dresser/Gender Queer-Identified Survey Participants

Survey on Successful Aging and Later Life Challenges

Hello, my name is Professor Tarynn M. Witten and I am looking for individuals who are willing to participate in an international research survey aimed at understanding how individuals with non-traditional gender identities (transgender, transsexual, cross-dresser, trans-queer, gender queer, intersex, DSD, and other gender identities) prepare to […]

Queer Rican Performance: an evening with Ignacio Rivera & Awilda Rodriguez Lora


an evening with Ignacio Rivera and Awilda Rodriguez Lora

November 15, Monday 6 to 8 pm

NYU Kimmel Center 60 Washington Square South Room 802

Presented by the NYU Office of LGBT Student Services’ Storytelling and Performance Series

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Join Puerto Rican performers Ignacio Rivera and Awilda Rodriguez Lora […]

Trans: Gender in Free Fall – November 18

SCIENTIFIC MEETING Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 8:00 PM


Trans genders may be uncommon, but gender variance itself is not rare. Indeed, whatever conditions create gender as an either/or binary, also create its many complications and multipliers. By understanding the psychic action of trans, the exception, we can uncover the […]

Postposttranssexual: Transgender Studies and Feminism

Postposttranssexual: Transgender Studies and Feminism April 7-10, 2011 Indiana University-Bloomington

This multi-day event focuses on the past, present, and future of transgender studies by celebrating the 20thanniversary of the influential essay that arguably launched the field: Sandy Stone’s “The Empire Strikes Back: A ‘Posttranssexual’ Manifesto,” first published in 1991. It will serve as an opportunity […]

Trans Out Loud Panel @ Judson Memorial

The Callen-Lorde Trans Community Advisory Board is hosting a conversation about trans identity and we’d love for you to come!

Welcoming folks who are: Transgender, genderqueer, gender-non-conforming, transsexual, bi-gendered, gender fluid, non-op, post-op, pre-op, low-ho, no-ho, mft, ftm, xtx, etc. Also, allies, lovers, partners, friends and providers are all invited!

When: Monday, October 18 from […]

Gawking, Gaping, Staring: Living in Marked Bodies: Eli Clare @ NYU


A performance by Eli Clare

October 4, Monday 7 to 9 pm

READ THE REVIEW! Eli Clare, “Building Community/Resisting Shame”: Another side of living in Marked Bodies

For more information: please contact the NYU Office of LGBT Student Services at 212-998-4424.

Disabled people, trans people, fat people, […]

Ah Kua Show: A Singapore Transsexual’s Journey to Womanhood

The Ah Kua Show, a stage adapation of Leona Lo’s autobiography, From Leonard to Leona, A Singapore Transsexual’s Journey to Womanhood, was first staged in Singapore in August 2009. This year, the play will open at the New York International Fringe Festival at 4.30 pm on Saturday, 21 Aug 2010.


CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: TRANS(per)FORMING Nina Arsenault: Body of Work, Body of Art

Transgendered Canadian performance artist Nina Arsenault has been characterized as cyborg, intellectual, and artist. After sixty plastic surgeries to feminize and beautify her originally male body, Arsenault has become an icon for a new queer generation. Her stage plays, electronic presence through videos disseminated online, website, blog, social networking presentation sites, her print media writing, […]

*** SPRING 2018 EVENTS ***

*** SPRING 2018 EVENTS ***

The Rise of the Global Right: Feminist/Queer Critiques

The Rise of the Global Right: Feminist/Queer Critiques

a panel discussion with Lisa Duggan, Masha Gessen, Svati Shah, & Neferti Tadiar

March 22, Thursday
6:30 to 8:30 pm

5 Washington Place, room 101

Vibrator Nation: How Feminist Sex-Toy Stores Changed the Business of Pleasure

vibrator nation

a book talk with Lynn Comella

March 29, Thursday
7 to 8 pm

The Strand Bookstore
828 Broadway

South Asian American Masculinities & Popular Culture in the Age of Trump

South Asian American Masculinities & Popular Culture in the Age of Trump

a roundtable featuring D’Lo, Rajiv Menon, & Imran Siddiquee

April 11, Wednesday
6 to 8 pm

285 Mercer Street, 4th Floor