Ohio, DC upcoming queer conferences

2010 National Young Feminist Leadership Conference

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This is a two day conference — Saturday, March 20, and Sunday, March 21 — is at the University of the District of Columbia (For information on our site location, visit the Directions page.) and is sponsored by the Feminist Majority Foundation. The 2010 National Young Feminist Leadership Conference will focus on the impact young women have when it comes to domestic and global issues. We hope you can join us!

Additionally, you are encouraged to stay for the Monday, March 22, Congressional Day of Action after the conference. This is a great opportunity to make your voices heard on Capitol Hill.

Join young feminist activists from around the nation as we discuss some of today’s most pressing issues, including reproductive justice, the environment, campus activism, violence against women, ballot measures, communities of color and global women’s rights and health.

Equality Ohio CAUSE Conference 2010

Mark your calendars for the weekend of April 10 for an opportunity to network with youth activists from across the state and celebrate serving beyond the LGBTQ community.

The planning committee is currently accepting proposals for workshops, caucuses, panels and presentations. Please submit the following to info@equalityohio.com by Friday, March 12:

  • detailed description of the topic
  • information covered
  • goals or what attendees should get out of the session
  • required supplies (i.e. a computer, projector, etc.)
  • brief outline

Please limit presentations to 1 to 1.5 hours in length.

Equality Ohio is also looking for performers for a variety show on Saturday, April 10, as the night-time entertainment for the 2010 CAUSE Conference. Any type of artistic performance is encouraged including spoken word, slam poetry, musical performance, sword swallowers, jugglers, magicians, drag, burlesque, dance or anything else you can come up with.

Please submit a brief description of your performance, approximate length, technical requirements and a link to a sample video (if one is available) to info@equalityohio.org by Friday, March 12.

Keep your eyes peeled for registration information.

Action! A conference for civil libertarians

July 30 – 31
Hyatt on Capitol Square
75 E. State St., Columbus 43215

This is your opportunity to:

  • Convene with civil libertarians
  • Learn to argue the hot button issues
  • Get new gear for your activist toolkit

Over 15 workshops featuring civil liberties experts including Mary Beth Tinker – save these dates to join us for this exciting event!

Check www.acluohio.org/conference2010; details will be coming soon.

3rd Annual TransOhio Transgender and Ally Symposium: Call for Presenters

TransOhio is currently accepting program proposals for the 3rd Annual TransOhio Transgender and Ally Symposium August 13-15.

All proposals should be submitted online.

This year TransOhio is expanding our symposium this year to include:

Friday, August 13th: Provider’s Day
Explicitly for medical, legal and social work professionals (CLEs/CLUs)

Saturday, August 14th: General Conference
Covering a broad range of interests throughout the community

Sunday, August 15th: General Conference
Continuation of programs with a diversity of topics

Proposals can be for a seminar, presentation, panel, workshop, discussion group, activity and/or performance space, fellowship activity, arts and crafts, etc.

TransOhio will seriously consider all submissions and will give preference to fresh ideas. So don’t be shy and think outside the box! Please fill out this form as it will appear for publication. The information you submit will be used on the conference Web site, in advance publicity and in the program book.

Keep in mind Friday’s program is geared toward the continued education of service providers. Please indicate in the space provided whether you have presented the topic befor, and if CLEs/CLUs were offered with attendance.

Depending on scheduling, TransOhio may request you present both Friday and Saturday if the topic will also benefit the larger community.

Deadline for proposal submission is Wednesday, March 31.

Female-to-male transgender author S. Bear Bergman will be the keynote speaker for this event.

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