Trans Events

Transgender Awareness Month: Honoring and Protecting Our Community

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Each November, the transgender and gender non-conforming community and its allies come together to recognize Transgender Awareness Month. This is a time to reflect on the progress made in the fight against transphobia, remember those we’ve lost to hate violence and bigotry, look ahead at the work still to be done. Now more than ever, we need to be strong and supportive of all members of our community, and steadfast in our resolve to protect those whose rights and well-being are most vulnerable. One of the most important dates of Transgender Awareness Month is the Transgender Day of Remembrance. This 
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What’s new with TransCEND? Find out this Thursday!

By | AIDS Action Committee, Community, Fenway Health Newsroom, HIV/AIDS, Trans, TransCEND | No Comments
On Thursday, July 27 TransCEND (Transgender Care and Education Needs Diversity) will hold a community meeting for anyone interested in learning more about services offered by TransCEND and the future of the program. AIDS Action Committee Executive Director Carl Sciortino and AIDS Action Transgender Health Coordinator Chastity Bowick will answer questions. Light refreshments will be served and attendees will receive a free gift! TransCEND provides support and risk reduction services to transgender women (male to female), who experience much higher rates of HIV than the general population. The program offers free HIV and STI testing and free risk reduction materials 
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Mark Your Calendars For Our Transgender Wellness Summer Picnic on the Esplanade

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Nothing says that summer is finally here like a picnic and games on the beautiful Charles River Esplanade. Start your summer off with Fenway Health’s Transgender Health Program at our annual Transgender Wellness Summer Picnic, a time to celebrate our community, make new friends, and have some fun in the June sun! We will be hosting Silviya Mihaylova of SWET Studio, who will be doing an all-levels group exercise class to get everyone moving and feeling great. The event will also feature a light meal, snacks, Frisbees, and plenty of picnic blanket space to lounge on. We will also have 
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Spotlight On Upcoming Transgender Health Events

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Fenway Health’s Transgender Health Program is excited to announce the first scheduled events on its 2016 community programming calendar. Our Transgender Health team is dedicated to providing access to high-quality, informed care for trans women, trans men, genderqueer, gender nonconforming, non-binary individuals, affirmed men and women, people with trans histories, and anyone with health needs unique to their diverse gender expressions and identities. These regular workshops, seminars, and forums are a part of that commitment to the health of our transgender community. Please note that all Transgender Health events take place on the 9th floor of our 1340 Boylston Street 
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Transgender Awareness Week: Understanding Unique Challenges Faced By The Trans Community

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Transgender Awareness Week (TAW) is a series of statewide events and educational opportunities to inform people about the trans community and raise awareness of issues facing trans and gender noncomforming people in Massachusetts. This poster can help you explain Transgender Awareness Week to friends and family. Transgender is an umbrella term for a diverse group of people whose gender identity or expression differs from societal expectations of how they should look, act, or identify based on the sex they were assigned at birth—such as male-to-female (MTF) and female-to-male (FTM) trans people, genderqueer individuals, and many others. Gender identity—a person’s innate 
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