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Tucson Transgender Awareness Week

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Kate Thomas:
Tucson AZ

Transgender Awareness Week
November 13 - 20, 2006

“Invisible Identities within the Trans Community”

November 13-20, 2006 will mark Tucson’s first-ever city-wide Transgender Awareness Week. The project is a collaboration between the University of Arizona’s Center for Student Involvement & Leadership and Wingspan’s Southern Arizona Gender Alliance (SAGA).

The week will feature a variety of events around the city as well as on the University of Arizona campus. Highlights include appearances by NYC attorney Dean Spade, founder of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project; screening of a new documentary, “Cruel & Unusual”; several informational trainings and Q&A forums; a gallery show featuring local transgender artists; a youth-led Freedom of Expression march; and a Saturday keynote address by Loren Cameron, author of the highly acclaimed book, Body Alchemy.

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