Creating Change 2015
Session Title: 10 Tactics for Trans Health Advocacy
Date & Time: Friday, February 6, 2015; 10:45 am Mountain time
Track: Transgender Community & Issues
Description: Transgender people still face immense systemic barriers to accessing adequate and competent healthcare, even with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. In this session we will provide a detailed overview of the legal landscape around transgender healthcare. We will also introduce and practice at least 10 practical and proven strategies that you can use to advocate for transgender healthcare equity on behalf of yourself and your clients, patients, loved ones and/or community.
Presenters: Anand Kalra and CA Milo
Session Title: Over the Tipping Point: Trans Messaging
Date & Time: Friday, February 6, 2015; 3:00pm Mountain time
Track: Media, Communications, and Messaging
Scheduled Session: Workshop Session Three (Friday, Feb 6 @ 3:00pm Mountain time)
Description: Transgender issues have skyrocketed to national prominence in the media and society. Now, innovative messaging research on transgender messengers and issues and unprecedented media exposure mean that the stories of transgender people have the power like never before to change hearts and minds and increase support for trans-inclusive laws. In this multi-media workshop, trans folks and those advocating for trans equality will hear from top experts about how to elevate stories about transgender people and how transgender people can effectively tell their own stories to affect change.
Presenters: Masen Davis, Tiq Milan, and Andy Marra