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!

Exhibition -- "Paedra Exposed"

"Paedra Exposed", an exhibition/installation of New Ink Paintings by Paedra Peter Bramhall opening July 14 through August 26 at Gallery in the Field, 6875 Arnold District Road, Brandon, VT 05733.

Annual Provincetown 5 Star Weekend Sept. 20th -- 23rd, 2007

The Tiffany Club of New England along with Laura & Joan, will be hosting the celebrated Annual Provincetown 5 Star Weekend for members and friends of the Transgender community again this year. This fabulous weekend starts on Thursday evening, September 20th, and concludes on Sunday morning September 23rd, and will be centered at the premier gender friendly Boatslip Beach Club Hotel located on Commercial Street, just a few short minutes walk to the bistros, shoppes, and world famous entertainment clubs.

GLMA Conference September 26-29, 2007

On behalf of the 2007 GLMA Education Committee, we would like to invite you to participate in the 25th Annual Conference of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, which will take place September 26-29, 2007 at the Condado Plaza Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Massachusetts Legislators Reject Constitutional Amendment to Ban Same-Sex Marriage!

June 14, 2007
Boston MA
Today in a historic vote, Massachusetts legislators rejected a proposed constitutional amendment that would have banned same sex marriage. Lawmakers voted 151 to 45 to reject the proposed amendment, which would have ended the three years of marriage equality that Massachusetts citizens have enjoyed.

IGLHRC Supports the 3rd Annual Trans Day of Action for Social & Economic Justice

New York, NY

The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) joins the TransJustice Initiative of the Audre Lorde Project (The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two-Spirit, Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People of Color Center for Community Organizing) to observe June 22, 2007 as the 3rd Annual Trans Day of Action for Social & Economic Justice in New York City.

Sigma Nu Rho Picnic

The Sigma Nu Rho chapter of Tri-Ess will be hosting a Picnic on June 23, 2007 from 4:00PM to 9:00PM. The picnic will be held at:
The Unitarian-Universalist Church at Washington Crossing
268 Washington Crossing-Pennington Rd.
Titusville, NJ 08561-1511.
The cost is $10.00 per person.

MondoHomo Dirty South 2007

Indie-Queer Festival Announces Dates, Seeks to Diversify Performance Roster and Organization

April 2, 2007 -- Building on the anticipated energy and volume of the United States Social Forum (USSF), and designed to complement the progressive workshops and forums of the USSF, MondoHomo Dirty South is proud to announce the dates of their inaugural festival. MondoHomo Dirty South is slated for June 27 through July 1, 2007 in Atlanta, GA at multiple in-town venues.

According to festival Organizer Kiki Carr, "MondoHomo promises to be the most OUTRAGEOUS Queer gathering ever to take over Atlanta!"

Call for Articles

The International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE), is seeking writers for our quarterly journal, Transgender Tapestry, published since 1978. Our publication is geared towards a diverse population exploring gender issues. Submissions may include Research, Feature Articles, Reviews, Personal Narrative, Fiction, and more. We are not an erotic publication. For more information email: editor@ifge.org

ifge.org Web Management System Upgraded!

The software used to run the ifge.org website, PostNuke CMS, was updated over the last week. We regret that this caused the site to be intermittantly unavailable during the process. IFGE.ORG gets upwards of three million visits a year, and the large numbers of visitors has put a strain on the existing server. Additional upgrades are scheduled to deal with the load. We apologize for any inconvenience while we complete this process.
Thank You,
The IFGE Web Development Team

Subjects wanted for research on transgender aging film documentary

Actively seeking the help of Transgendered MTF seniors, ages 55+,interested in participating in extensive on-camera interviews for a documentary film on Women and Aging. Participants may identify across the spectrum of the Trans experience from crossdresser to transsexual. The film will be based on the lived experiences and reflections on the aging processes of Transgendered and Genetic women. My film company, Stop the World Films, is located in the Boston area, but some travel is possible.

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