"14 Books That Tackle Trans Sex, Love and Revolution"

In Beyond Trans, “Davis avoids overly academic language as he provides case studies showing the limitations of sex segregation or sex classification. He argues that there are better methods (and suggests what those might look like) to resolve society’s legitimate need to provide identification papers, collect data, support women, provide safe bathrooms, and encourage competitive sports than insisting on segregating men and women, or expecting all humans to conform with binary gender expectations.” Check out the full list and reviews here.

Trans Issues in (Local) Media: A Public Discussion 11/19/19

The Philadelphia Chapter of NLGJA, the Association of LGBTQ Journalists, is hosting Trans Issues in (Local) Media: A Public Discussion on Nov. 19, 2019.

The goals of the event are to educate and empower media professionals to accurately represent transgender communities, generate story ideas, and present new sources and contacts.

Join journalist Rebecca Juro; scholar-activist and author Heath Fogg Davis, Ph.D.; former Common Pleas Candidate Henry Sias, Esq.; activist Sharron Cooks; and Gillian Branstetter of the National Center for Transgender Equality, in a conversation about the coverage of transgender issues in the media.

We want to use this opportunity to connect people and to fight for fair and accurate media coverage.

WHEN: November 19, 2019 7-9 PM

REGISTRATION: 6.30 PM

WHERE: The Pen and Pencil Club, 1522 Latimer Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Parking is available in nearby parking garages. We recommend using public transportation. The nearest subway station is Walnut-Locust.

I’ll be speaking on a panel to launch the Leeway Foundation’s Trans Forming Inclusion Guide 11/8/18 @ The Philly Free Library

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The Leeway Foundation will launch this groundbreaking resource for peer organizations, funders, and cultural organizers. I’ll join Alison Gerig, Celena Morrison, Gabriel Foster, and V Varun Chaudhry for a panel discussion Thursday, November 8, 3:00 – 5:00pm at the Skyline Room at the Parkway Central Library (1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia). Register for this event