Schedule

The 2017 conference schedule will be posted in late spring 2017. 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.