Schedule

Below is the schedule for Gender Odyssey 2016. You can also view full Workshop descriptions and Presenter bios.

Friday, August 5, 2016

Room 9:00 – 10:30 10:40 – 12:10 12:10 – 1:20 1:20 – 2:50 3:00 – 4:30 4:50 – 5:45
601
POC
Suite
People of Color Suite LUNCH People of Color Suite

FRIDAY AFTERNOON

KEYNOTE
Geena Rocero

602 The Grand Finale: Aging, Elder Law, and End-of-Life Planning
Doermann
What’s Wrong With Rights?
Erlick & Pan
Balancing Trauma Through Art
Taylor & Houghtaling
What I Don’t Usually Say About My Gender
Thorne
603 What’s Up With Intersex?
Goto
Authenticity: Reconciling Past & Present
Martin-Damon
API Trans Folks in Community
Wilkinson & Fujikawa
Migrant Justice for Trans Communities
Vo & Martin-Damon
604 Head-to-Toe Health
Gromko
Stepping into the Media Spotlight
Renna
To Survive on This Shore: Elder Photography Project
Dugan
US Trans Survey: What We Learned
Keisling
Suite C
(next to 608)
  12-Step Meeting    
606 Transitioning on the Job
Williams
Buddy Up – Make Connections
Wyer
Grief, Loss & Transformation
Lasher & Turner
Just One of the Gals
Russ
607 Engendering the Bible
Matlow
Female-to-Male Surgical Options
Meltzer, Ley & Webb
Sexuality, Intimacy & Our Bodies
Snowdon

FRIDAY EVENING

Art Reception

GO Authors Book Fair

Dbl Feature:
Raising Zoey
&
Becoming Johanna

Story-Telling:
The First Time

608 Trans Chest Masculinization
Mangubat
Face and Body Transitioning
Beck
MTF Genital Surgical Options
Melzer & Ley
Making Sense of Top Surgery Techniques
Mosser
612 Wanted: Your Stories
Combs
Partners – Making Our Way Through GO
Cain
Self Defense
Laurentz
613 PrEP & HIV Status Management for Trans Communities
Gallagher
Getting the Grade
Self & Cotten
Just One of the Guys
Hedrick & Skorodinsky
Trans Family Forum
Wilkinson
614 Fasten Your Seatbelts
Turner & Myers
You’re Doing What?!
Bowers & MacLeod
Transitioning & Chronic Illness
Kaiser & Sowers
Hysto Stories
Sallans

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Room 8:30 – 10:00 10:10 – 11:40 11:40 – 12:45 12:45 – 2:15 2:25 – 3:55 4:10
601
POC
Suite
People of Color Suite POC LUNCH
Rm 603
People of Color Suite SATURDAY AFTERNOON

KEYNOTE:
MADDIE DEUTSCH

602 Leadership and Organizing
Russ, Zekis, Cain
Intersections of Bodies, Ability & Gender
Vo & Burns
The Race & Gender Balancing Act
Cotten & Thorne
The Lighter Side of Race
Martin-Damon & Cotten
603 Trans Identities & Migrant Experiences
Weerawardhana
Talking About the Sex You Want, Need and Desire
Taylor & Houghtaling
Gender, Race and Self-Determination
Sullivan

Gender & Queerness: A Nigerian Filmmaker’s Exploration
Adebanjo

604 What’s the Rush?
Bent-Callaghan
La Familia, el Racismo & la Aceptación Familiar
Rosas
LUNCH Transitioning During the Elder Years
Jansen
Celebrating Femininity From Non-binary Perspectives
Erickson
Suite C
(next to 608)
  12-Step Meeting  
606 Trans Fertility & Family Building
Kali
Father Stories
Snowdon
Supporting Our Partners as We Transition
Turner & Worthington
Forearm & Thigh Phalloplasty
Safa & Watt
607 Shining Stars
Film Shorts
Testosterone 101
Taylor
Her Story
Film
Knowing Your Housing Rights
Askini & Bedard
SATURDAY EVENING

ALL-CONFERENCE PICNIC

608 A Decade of Winning, Losing & Fighting Like H*LL
Keisling
Intersections of Trans Identity & Aging
Davison & Thorne
Chest Surgery Show & Tell
Patton & Sallans
Creating Resources for Trans Elders
Sullivan & Panel
609 Insurance Approval for Top Surgery
Mosser
FTM Genital Surgical Options
Crane & Chen
MTF Facial Feminization & Body Contouring
Meltzer & Ley
Selecting a Surgeon
Sajan
612 Creating Your Gender Toolkit
Irons
Spirituality
Erickson
The Bathroom Culture War
Keisling, Askini & Kirby
Fag 101
Snowdon & Skorodinsky
613 Advocating for Yourself in Medical Settings
Wilson
Trying on New Identities
Borunda & Brewster
Trans-er Than Thou
Golightly
Seven-Year Itch: Partners
Roberts
614 Trans Justice in Schools
Angel & Blevins
How to Herd a Pride of Lions
Jensen & Woodward
Shaping Resonance in Voice
Hirsch
Estrogen 101
Hatfield

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Room 9:00 – 10:30 10:40 – 12:10 12:10 – 1:30 1:30 – 3:00 3:15 – 4:30
601
POC
Suite
    LUNCH  

MAJOR!
Closing Film

Rm 607-608

602 After the Dust Settles
Bowers & MacLeod
Trans Parents: Panel
Irons & Assata
Fantastic Fags: A Deeper Conversation
Snowdon & Skorodinsky
603 Shifting Identities, Expanding Desires
Solie & Aramburu-Alegria
An Immigrant History & the Trans Experience
Martin-Damon & Skrorodinsky
A Different Take on Passing
Laurentz & Golightly
604 Holistic Self-Care Techniques
Garrity
Transition YOUR Way: The Gender Playbook
Micah R
Trans Justice Through an Intersectional Lens
Wilkinson
Suite C
(next to 608)
  12-Step Meeting  
607 MTF Surgical Options
Crane & Satterwhite
Let’s Talk About Sex Pt. 1: Cis Partners
Solie & Whitehurst
Let’s Talk About Sex Pt. 2: Everyone
Cain & Whitehurst
608 It’s Not Just a Phase
Bent-Callaghan & Golightly
Let’s Talk About Sex Pt. 1: Trans People
Cain & Whitehurst
Some Time Ago: Elders Conversation
Patton & Davison
612 Legal 101
Petrosky & Zekis
Making Trans Lawyers & Transitioning Law Schools
Panel
Small Town, Big Change
Zekis
613 Below the Belt
Cris
(18 & Over)
Unpacking Stealth
Hedrick
Celebrating Bodies Outside the Norm
Davis

Last updated 07/6/16. Schedule subject to change.