2013 Trans Health and Law Conference

2013 – Transgender Lives

Intersection of Health and Law Conference

The seventh annual Transgender Lives: The Intersection of Health and Law Conference is on Saturday, April 27 at the UConn Health Center from 8:00 AM till 5:00 PM. This all day conference is geared towards Service Providers, Medical and Legal Professionals, Trans and Gender non-conforming community, allies and all those interested in the Health and Law issues facing the transgender and gender non-conforming communities.

Keynote Speaker: Mara Keisling, the Executive Director of the National Center for Transgender Equality. As one of the nation’s leading voices for transgender equality, Mara has appeared on news outlets such as CNN and CSPAN, and is regularly quoted in the New York Times, the Washington Post and hundreds of other national and local print and electronic media.

Some of this Year’s Workshops covered topics such as:

  • The Health Care Professional and the Transgender Patient

  • The Effects of Discrimination on Trans Health.

  • Protecting and Advocating for the Transgender Child: A Legal Guide for Parents and Educators

  • How to Successfully Transition in Your Employment

  • What Transgender is NOT...

  • Authentic Acceptance: Accepting our whole self from the inside out

  • Middle Way: Living between the Binary or Double Your Pleasure, Double Your Fun

  • Partners, Family and Friends: Grief and loss, dealing with stigma, coming-out and other common experiences.

UCONN Health Center

263 Farmington Avenue

Farmington, Connecticut 06030

Saturday, April 27, 2013


High Level Conference Timeline

  • 08:00 - 08:30 AM : Registration and Continental Breakfast

  • 08:30 - 09:15 AM : Welcoming Remarks and Introductions

  • 09:15 - 12:00 AM : Morning Workshops

  • 12:00 - 01:00 PM : Lunch

  • 01:00 - 03:30 PM : Afternoon Workshops

  • 03:30 - 04:45 PM : Keynote

  • 04:45 - 05:00 PM : Closing remarks and wrap up

Registration is $25 for Individuals (though no one will be turned away due to registration cost), $50 for CEC for NASW & CHES

Registration online:


Or Mail to:

CTAC Conference Registration

P.O. Box 111

Farmington, CT 06034

If you require interpretation services, please register by March 15.

For more information call CTAC at 860 255 8812 or email to conference2013@transadvocacy.org or visit the web site at www.transgenderlives.org