Trans Awareness Week
Trans Awareness Week is a week of programming in late November dedicated to celebrating and uplifting all of those who fall under the trans umbrella.
Check out the events for Trans Awareness Week 2019!
For questions and inforrmation, contact Ciera Durden at firstname.lastname@example.org or 864-656-9712.
Trans Lunch and Learn Series
November 18th, 20th, and 21st
HSC, meeting room A
Join us for a catered lunch on different topics around transitioning and trans experiences! We will have local community members visit to discuss different topics including:
Monday: Healthcare (RSVP https://forms.gle/RxfNG9yfZ5vd82UU8)
Wednesday: Law, policy, and workplace inclusivity (RSVP https://forms.gle/wmrEh2VFnKQ7mjvt5)
Thursday: Relationships (RSVP https://forms.gle/2dYqKBwwF58USXp78)
Monday, November 18th
Title: Trans Lunch and Learn: Healthcare
As a part of Trans Awareness Week, the Harvey and Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center is hosting a lunch and learn series focused on transitioning. On Monday, members of the local Tri-County Gender Benders will be holding a dialogue on medically transitioning, including conversations around gender affirmation therapy, finding a trans-affirming therapist, mental health, surgeries, and other risks and realities related to transitioning.
Wednesday, November 20th
Title: Trans Lunch and Learn: Professional inclusivity
On Wednesday, members of the local Tri-County Gender Benders will be holding a dialogue on legalities and professional inclusivity, including conversations around legal name and sex changes, laws affecting trans-identity, inclusive workplaces, and navigating bigotry in the professional realm.
Thursday: November 21st
Title: Trans Lunch and Learn: Relationships
On Thursday, several members of the Trans community will be holding a dialogue on relationships for the trans community, including conversations around dating while trans, coming out to birth families, families of choice, and finding community while trans in South Carolina.
Trans Day of Remembrance Vigil
November 20th, 6:30-7:30 PM
The Harvey and Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center will hold a vigil on November 20th to honor all trans people whose lives were lost to anti-transgender violence within the United States in 2019. During the ceremony, names and descriptions of the victims will be read to raise awareness and honor their lives.