The International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE) is seeking proposals for presentations and workshops for Transgender 2008, which will take place March 31-April 5, 2008 in Tucson . Our theme for 2008 is “Towards a Greater Diversity.”

This year we are especially looking for papers on the following themes (and others):

  • Issues regarding transgender people of color
  • Trans youth and youth/families of transgender parents
  • Elders and aging issues
  • Issues and concerns of cross-dressers
  • Transgender relationships – for SOs, couples, & transgender people with or without partners
  • Religion, faith, and spirituality
  • Sex and sexuality
  • Transgender health, medicine, & legal concerns
  • Issues and concerns of FTMs (There will be a full track for transmen!!)
  • Creating more unity in the transgender communities and between the LGB and T communities

New ideas, new topics, and new faces are of particular interest. We are especially interested in presentations by Spanish-speaking presenters on most any of the topics above. Submit your proposal no later than September 15, 2007 to insure space and schedule availability. Your proposal should be submitted via the form provided on the Conference Web site, www.transeventsusa.org/ifge. You must include a short biography and any A/V equipment needs. The conference Web site also includes other news and information about the conference.

If you have questions regarding your proposal, contact Alison Laing at alng@mindspring.com.

C. Michael Woodward
Program Coordinator
Wingspan Southern Arizona Gender Alliance
Advocate, Wingspan Anti-Violence Project
www.wingspan.org