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GO Spotlight – Diego Sanchez, APR

Diego Miguel Sanchez, APR will deliver Saturday’s keynote. He is the Director of Advocacy, Policy & Partnerships for PFLAG – the national organization committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education, and advocacy, uniting people who are lesbian, … Continue reading

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GO Spotlight – Kristie Maldonado

Gender Odyssey welcomes Kristie Maldonado and her son, Joe!  This year, Joe became the first openly trans boy to be inducted into the Boy Scouts.  Together, this family continues to advocate for trans people everywhere.  Kristie recently connected with guest … Continue reading

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GO Spotlight – Gavin Grimm

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In March of this year, the US Supreme Court was scheduled to hear oral arguments in a case against a Virginia high school that refused to allow student Gavin Grimm access to the same bathrooms as his peers. The case … Continue reading

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GO Spotlight – Drian Juarez

Drian Juarez

Drian Juarez is joining us at Gender Odyssey LA this coming week!  Juarez works as a consultant on transgender issues in the workplace and assists in developing programs for communities endeavoring to help transgender people get back to work. Juarez has … Continue reading

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GO Spotlight – Chandi Moore

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Gender Odyssey Professional in LA, is next week!  We are so excited to host this inaugural LA gathering.  And we’re proud to highlight workshop presenter Chandi Moore.  Chandi is a nationally recognized HIV and trans activist currently working for Children’s … Continue reading

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GO Spotlight – Bamby Salcedo

Bamby Salcedo

Bamby Salcedo, president and CEO of the TransLatin@ Coalition, will be co-presenting at Gender Odyssey LA on “The State of TransHealth: Trans Latin@s and Their Healthcare Needs.” Her wide-ranging activist work has brought voice and visibility not only to the … Continue reading

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Help Bring Trans Activists From Africa to Gender Odyssey!

We have an amazing opportunity to create global dialogue and cultural exchange for South African and North American trans communities, but we need your help to make it happen! Continue reading

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