IFGE promotes acceptance for transgender people. We advocate for freedom of gender expression and promote the understanding and acceptance of All People: Transgender, Cis-gender, Transsexual, Crossdresser, Agender, Gender Queer, Intersex, Two Spirit, Hijra, Kathoey, Drag King, Drag Queen, Queer, Lesbian, Gay, Straight, Butch, Femme, Faerie, Homosexual, Bisexual, Heterosexual, and of course - You!

Transgender Tapestry 106 Summer 2004

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Tapestry 106 Summer 2004 Table of Contents

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New Book Titles Added for Summer 2007

Check out our bookstore, tons of new titles have been added for your enjoyment! Newest additions are "WHIPPING
GIRL: A transsexual woman on sexism and the scapegoating of femininity, by Julia Serano". And, "Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity, Edited by Matt Bernstein".

Denise Leclair Appears Live on "Wired"

IFGE's Executive Director, Denise Leclair, debated State Senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts on "Wired", hosted by Jim Braude on Monday July 16th. The show's focus was on transgender prisoner Michelle Kosilek's request for SRS, but Denise accused the media of poisoning the well by repeatedly focusing on transgender offenders instead of the violence against transgender people. "We are considered to be disposable people.", she told the host.

Click here to see highlights from the show

Alameda Transgender Town Hall Focuses on Health Care

Alameda County, CA -- Access to quality health care is a vital issue within Alameda County's transgender community. In response to years of not being able to find or afford doctors knowledgeable about transgender health issues, community leaders and elected officials have called a Town Hall to explore county-wide solutions to this important issue. The July 25th (2007) meeting will be the first time that the County has come together in this kind of setting to talk about increasing the quality of life for transgender people.

Transgender Health Forums: Baltimore, MD

A Special Opportunity for Transgender Marylanders and Health and Human Services Providers

Transgender Health Forums: A Meeting of the Minds


Consumer Forum - July 28, 2007: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Provider Forum - August 7, 2007: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Consumer/Provider Forum - August 24, 2007: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM


University of Baltimore
William H. Thumel Sr. Business Center
11 W. Mount Royal Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21201

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