Tag: Keystone Conference

Announcing the 2019 Keystone Conference

| Sep 17, 2018 | Reply

The 2019 Keystone Conference will be held March 20th – 24th at the Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey Hotel in Harrisburg, Pa. Attendees will find four full days of varied and meaningful workshops, seminars and activities and four nights of social functions, the finale being Saturday night’s Keystone Gala in the Sheraton’s resplendent Commonwealth Ballroom. The event organizers […]

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Keystone X

| Mar 19, 2018 | Reply

Sophie Lynne has attended every Keystone Conference since the beginning so even though she is currently unemployed she couldn’t miss Keystone X. Along with buying some books in the vendor room that she will review in her Page Pundit book blog she ran into a lot of old friends and made some new ones during the event. Today she delves into what the conference has meant for her personally. It helped her stop thinking that transgender people were just a local phenomenon and made her aware of the coalescing of a nationwide trans community.

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The Week In Trans 2/6/17

| Feb 6, 2017 | 1 Reply

The Week in Trans is on the air! What do we learn today? A Nepalese trans model has made history in India. The Supreme Court is considering the Gavin Grimm case in March. Concerns that President Trump will overturn President Obama’s LGBT protections even when he said he won’t. Australian drag star Courtney Act does Australia 101 for American audiences. The new lineup of competitors on Drag Race is announced. The Boy Scouts open their doors to trans boys. A small town Texas mayor comes out as trans. San Francisco designates the first trans historic district. Hahnemann Hospital in Philadelphia will offer gender confirmation surgery. The Imperial Court of San Diego has their 45th coronation. There’s all that, plus a lot more, and a few TWIT Awards waiting for you in TWIT!

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The Week In Trans 9/19/16

| Sep 19, 2016 | Reply

It’s all the trans news from around the world in our news feature, The Week In Trans! RuPaul wins an Emmy. The NBA and the NCAA abandon North Carolina over HB2. California has a program to hire trans restaurant staff. A trans immigrant is suing Mike Pence to change his name. A Dominican woman was arrested and housed with male prisoners after she was misgendered. A trans woman soldier is on the front-lines. A German drag queen sues a right wing group for hate speech. Trans actor Jen Richards has been cast in “Nashville.” Chaz Bono is scary on “AHS.” Chelsea Manning ends her hunger strike with the promise of GRS. All that plus more stories from around the world and a boatload of TWIT Awards are waiting for you in TWIT!

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Keystone and Silence

| Mar 14, 2016 | 1 Reply

Sophie Lynne attended The Keystone Conference in Harrisburg, Pa. last week. She has filed a report about what the event meant to her and what she feels it means to all trans people. Read on for Sophie’s impressions of the 2016 Keystone Conference.

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The Week In Transgenderism 1/25/16

| Jan 25, 2016 | 1 Reply

What’s in the transgender news? A six-episode web series called Her Story has debuted online. A big name check printing company writes a large settlement check over trans discrimination. Pre-op trans athletes are cleared to compete in the Olympics. Kate Bornstein is on the road. An all-girls school features two former students on their alumni mag cover — they’re trans men. The costume designer for The Danish Girl is nominated for an Oscar. Lypsinka performs as a man. The benefactor behind the U of V trans studies chair. A trans modeling agency opens in India. Rebecca Root’s TV series is renewed. The Montana governor signs an anti-discrimination executive order. Caitlyn Jenner is writing a book. Edinburg University bans offensive Halloween costumes. All that plus a whole raft of TWIT Awards is waiting for you in TWIT!

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