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Conferences and Events

The following is the contact information for various conferences and events that deal with the transgender community.

Most conferences provide seminars during the daytime hours and social events in the evening. The workshop presentors are usually professionals in their field or have been involved with transgender issues for a great many years. Seminars deal with such topics as gender theory, political activism, makeup application, speaking in a feminine voice, wig care, hair removal options, hormone replacement therapies, burlesque dancing, and surgeries for gender reassignment. In addition, many conferences include vendor booths were you can purchase books, jewelry, wigs, makeup, clothing, breast forms, hips pads and other products of interest. Makeover services are often available for an additional fee.

First Event

January ~ Boston, Massachusetts

Colorado Gold Rush

February ~ Denver, Colorado

Creating Change

February ~ Dallas, Texas

Keystone Conference

March ~ Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Transforming Health and Wellness conference

March ~ Maine

IFGE Capital Conference

April ~ Washington, D.C.

California Dreamin'

April ~ San Jose, California

Transgender Lives: The Intersection of Health and Law Conference

April/May ~ Farmington, Connecticut

Trans Community Health & Wellness Fair

May ~ Minneapolis, Minnesota


May ~ Port Angeles, Washington

Mazzoni Center Trans-Health Conference

June ~ Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


June ~ Chicago, Illinois


July ~ London, England


July ~ St. Louis, Missouri

TransOhio Transgender & Ally Symposium

August ~ Columbus, Ohio

Southern Comfort

September ~ Altanta, Georgia

Fantasia Fair

October ~ Provincetown, Massachusetts

Erie Gala

November ~ Erie, Pennsylvania

Transcending Boundaries

November ~ Massachusetts