Transgender Awareness Month events

The third annual ‘Beyond the Binary’ gender conference, to be held Nov. 12 at Westminster College, is expanding and attracting queers and allies from around the region.

The free event, sponsored by the Utah Pride Center, will feature Yoseñio V. Lewis, a transgender man and activist, as the keynote speaker, as well as workshops and discussion groups for gender-variant people, their friends, family and other interested community members.

The conference is held each November in honor of Transgender Awareness Month and will include presentations and speakers from the community. It’s open to the public and topics ranging from health care to relationships will be covered. Other events throughout the remainder of the month include:

Game Night
Tuesday, Nov. 15, 7 p.m., Utah Pride Center

International Transgender Day of Remembrance Candlelight Vigil
Sunday, Nov. 20, 6 p.m., First Methodist Church, 200 E. 200 South

Transgender Variety and Talent Show
Tuesday, Nov. 22, 7 p.m., Gore Concert Hall at Westminster College

The Utah Pride Center is located at 361 N. 300 West. For more information about the programs, contact Dayne Law at [email protected] or 801-539-8800 ext. 17.

Seth Bracken

Seth Bracken is the editor of QSaltLake

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