Transgender Day of Visibility

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Name: Transgender Day of Visibility
Date: March 28, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
Event Description:
We apologize but online registration has closed. However, you may register at the door this evening beginning at 4:30 pm. We hope to see you tonight!

Transgender Day of Visibility
Resource Fair and Reception

Wednesday, March 28th
The Mid-America GLCC and Human Rights Campaign-KC are proud to co-present the fourth annual observance of the International Transgender Day of Visibility on Wednesday, March 28th at Californos, 4124 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City, MO 64111. A Transgender Resource Fair will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 pm and a Reception from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. The Transgender Resource Fair is the largest in the region, featuring over 20 exhibitors.

The International Transgender Day of Visibility is a day dedicated to celebrating transgender people and raising awareness of discrimination faced by transgender people worldwide.  It is a day for transgender people to stand up and be counted, and also for cis-gender people (people whose gender identity aligns with their sex at birth) to learn about and celebrate their transgender friends and family members.  
A program will take place at 6:15 pm. Speakers include:

Colonel Sheri Swokowski (R), Retired Army Colonel with 22 years active and 35 years total service. Col. Swokowski is the senior, out, transgender veteran in the country.
Christian Mitchell, President of All Is Fair In Love & Wear, a company specializing in garments for transgender, gender non-conforming, non-binary, gender neutral, gender-queer, and intersex individuals.

Leena Porras, Student

Music Provided by: Elara "DJ Baby Boi" Roland

Emcees: Madeline Johnson and Nyla Foster

Light appetizers, wine and beverages will be available.  To register for this FREE event, please click on the register button at the top of the page.
Transgender Resource Fair Participants include:
AesthetiCare Medspa
​Kansas City Anti-Violence Project
Kansas City Care Clinic
Kansas City Center for Inclusion
Children's Mercy Hospital
City Gym
Foundational Concepts
Good Samaritan Project
Human Rights Campaign
Planned Parenthood Great Plains
Saint Luke's Health System
Synergy Services, Inc.
Therapist Guild
The Transgender Institute
The Union
TransParent USA
Truman Medical Center
University of Kansas Health System

Special Thanks to our Event Sponsors:
Cecily and Morgana Bee
City Gym
ej4, LLC
Good Samaritan Project
Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Human Rights Campaign
Saint Luke's Health System
Stephen Hills
Morgan Miller Photography
Pinot's Palette Lee's Summit
Planned Parenthood Great Plains
Synergy Services
Trans Women of Color Collective

Special Thanks to our Event Hosts:

Alex Salazar Designs
Gay Pride Bowties
Lyric Opera
Modern Family Alliance
On Tap
Stinson Leonard Street LLP

If you would like to serve as a Sponsor or Host, click here or email Josh Strodtman at
Event Media:
4124 Pennsylvania Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64111
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, March 28th
4:30 - 5:30 pm--Transgender Resource Fair
5:30 - 7:30 pm--Reception and Program
Contact Information:
Josh Strodtman
Free for both Members and Non-Members.
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