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Phone: 303-499-5777 (Boulder) & 720-600-4138 (Longmont) Email: info@outboulder.org

Connecting Boulder County's LGBT Community Since 1994

Transgender Awareness Week 2016

We have a great week of events lined up for Transgender Awareness Week in Boulder County this year, culminating in our 3rd Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil in Longmont on Sunday, November 20th from 5 to 7 PM at UCC Longmont. You can click each picture to open the Facebook event for each day; please help us get the word out and invite your friends to Trans Awareness Week!

Sunday, November 13th

Cairn Christian Church is holding a special Sunday service in memory of the victims of anti-transgender violence across the world. Transgender people of faith are often excluded from religious spaces and shamed for being themselves, however there are also many ways that faith communities can love, support, and help transgender members of the community. This recognition for trans people will be part of their regular Sunday religious service. Where: 1700 Stonehenge Dr, Lafayette, CO 80026 When: Sunday, November 13th at 10 AM

Monday, November 14th

Out Boulder County, the CU Gender and Sexuality Center, and the Dairy Arts Center present this special, one-night-only screening of the powerful documentary, From This Day Forward, in recognition of Transgender Awareness Week. The screening will be followed by a Q&A panel of local transgender leaders. Tickets for this event are FREE, but please secure your spot in advance. Space will run out for this showing. Ticket link Where: Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80302 When: Monday, November 14th at 6:30 PM

Tuesday, November 15th

Bring your own clothes to swap or pick from our donations! Come early for the best choices and find your style in a safe, supportive environment. This is a body positive, trans positive event, no shaming of other's styles will be tolerated. Clothes are available on a first come, first served basis. Remaining clothes after the event will be donated to Ares Thrift Store. Where: OBC on Main, 463 Main St, Longmont, CO When: Tuesday, November 15th from 4:30 to 6:30 PM

Wednesday, November 16th

Join Sara Connell from Out Boulder County and community leader Jennifer Molde for a free training on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities. We will discuss appropriate language for LGBTQ identities, pronouns, and how you can support transgender people in your family, workplace, and school. Where: Boulder Public Library, Flagstaff Room, Boulder, CO 80302 When: Wednesday, November 16th from 6 to 7:30

Sunday, November 20th

Please join us on Transgender Day of Remembrance, November 20th, to honor the lives of the transgender people across the world who have been killed in 2016 for simply being themselves. We will start outside of UCC in a public vigil and then we will move inside to a space in the church with a labyrinth for our traditional non-religious remembrance ceremony. We will read the names of those we've lost and reflect on how we can continue changing this world for the better. Following the ceremony, we will hold optional debrief groups (one for transgender people and another for cisgender allies of trans people) Out Boulder County has held this event in Boulder for the last two years, however this year, we will be gathering in Longmont. This event is intended for all of Boulder County. Where: UCC Longmont, 1500 9th Ave, Longmont, CO When: Sunday, November 20th from 5 PM to 7 PM

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