Transgender Conference 2016

Southwest Virginia's Annual Transgender Conference is THE place for people who are Transgender, Non-Binary, Gender-Queer, Non-Conforming, Questioning, or Gender-Diverse in any way. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. TO REGISTER, PLEASE RSVP BELOW! This conference offers professionally-led presentations, panels, resources and discussions focusing on Transgender issues in public schools, recognition of resources, and emotional, mental, physical, and sexual health. This event is free with lunch provided! 

Speakers on Transgender Issues in Public Schools:

William D. Bestpitch - Roanoke City Council



Sam Rasoul - Virginia House of Delegates


Connie Froggatt - Montgomery County School Board


Speakers on Transgender Emotional, Mental, Physical, & Sexual Health:

Mental Health - Laura FarmerPhD, LPC Founding President of the Virginia Assoc. for LGBT Issues in Counseling (VA-ALGBTIC)


Mental Health - Andy Matzner - Psychotherapist (Specializing in LGBTQ+ Mental Health)


Hormone Therapy & Surgeries - Vishal M. Patel, M.D. - Carillon Transgender Clinic


Sexual Health - The Drop-In Center - Offering FREE confidential 20-minute HIV, Syphilis, & Hepatitis C testing & FREE condoms.

Transgender Resources

Resources for Survivors of Assault - Kelsey Harrington - SARA (Sexual Assault Response Awareness)

Transgender Needs Assessment - Nathaniel Brandetsas - Social Worker (Transgender Research Initiative of Southwest Virginia)

Transgender Homelessness Resources - Trust House (ARCH) 


The Transgender Conference is an Out Proud Aware event, hosted by Ladies and Gents of the Blue Ridge Transgender Alliance, Roanoke Diversity Center, and The Drop-In Center. (A program of Council of Community Services.)

November 05, 2016 at 9am - 5pm
Jefferson Center
541 Luck Ave SW
Roanoke, VA 24016
United States
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Out Proud Aware · · 540-491-4165
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