Wednesday, May 24, 2017

3rd Asterisk Trans* Conference Is a Gender Awesome Experience

One group photo to close out the 3rd Asterisk Trans* Conference.
About 500 people registered to attend the 3rd Asterisk Trans* Conference, representing 50 college campuses.

According to the anonymous demographic survey:
46% of attendees are trans or genderqueer
54% are people of color
63% are undergraduate students
13% are community members
11% are faculty
8% are staff
6% are graduate students

Many thanks to our featured speakers & performers: Drago Renteria, Trans Chorus of L.A., Isa Noyola, J Mase III, and Vita E.

The 2017 conference was presented by Asterisk of UCR and the LGBT Resource Center, with major support from the California Endowment and Highlander Empowerment Referendum funding.

Special thanks to the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs, the Associated Students Program Board, and to these departments for supporting ASL interpretation services: Asian Pacific Student Programs, Chicano Student Programs, and the Middle Eastern Student Center.