Tag: First Event

First Event 2016 — A Blast!

| Feb 1, 2016 | Reply

TGF Contributor Christine Zee travels a lot and in the course of her travels she visits events around the country. Her first report for 2016 is about her time at First Event 2016, the thirty sixth occurrence of this annual event in Boston. Find out how it went and view a slideshow of photos in our Event Correspondent’s report.

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The 35th Annual First Event

| Sep 22, 2014 | Reply

If you want to start your conference/convention/dressing fun early next year check out First Event 2015 which is moving to Waltham, Massachusetts this  coming January. First Event has always produced a good event with lots of happening things. Here is a press release from First Event with more information on the 2015 gathering. From Konnor Crewe Announcing the […]

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Whatever Happened to Transgender Support Groups and Conventions?

| Aug 18, 2014 | 4 Replies

With the advent of online connectivity we have seen the decline and disappearance of support groups for TGs. With the ability to network online (on sites like TGF) TGs can meet people, chat, discuss trans issues and exchange makeup tips. Does this mean that the in person transgender support group meeting is the dinosaur of the 21st century? And what about TG conventions? Many of those have disappeared, too. Get Dana Bevan’s take.

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First Event 2014, January 22-26, Boston

| Dec 9, 2013 | 2 Replies

by Stacey Carla, First Event Committee First Event, held every January, is the only major transgender conference in mid-winter — literally the first event each year. Attendance has been growing in recent years — being indoors when it is likely to be snowing out turns out to be good for a transgender conference!  Such gatherings are […]

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