Providing education, support, social opportunities and out-reach
to the  Transgender and Transsexual Community 
Tuesday, August 12th
Hospices, Veterans Rights and Trivia (with Prizes)
Andy Balafas, Veterans Liaison for Vitas Innovative Hospice will be our presenter this month. He will giving a presentation on three topics:
1) What to look for in a hospice company when caring for your loved ones
2) What every person with family members and friends who are military veterans should know about veteran culture and veterans benefits.
3) Trivia questions with Prizes
Andy is a lively speaker which means this will be fun and interactive. He is also a friend of the community.

July: Trans Rights - U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission presented by Justin Mulaire Trial Attorney at the EEOC
June: Dancing with the Stars, featuring performances by our very own Ashley Brown and her partner Nate.
Their dance instructor Steve, from the GTF (Get On The Floor) Dance Company provided a dance lesson.
May: Kentucky Derby with a fashion show and horse races
March: Jodie Dewey presented her findings on the treatment of trans women within the psychiatric and medical mystems. Thanks for her insights. She will be looking to continue her studies. We can help her help us by participating. Info on how to do that will follow.
January: Thanks to Chuck from Sidetrack and his team for another wonderful wine tasting event.

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Meetings are held at the Stardust Banquet Hall, 5688 N. Milwaukee, Chicago.
Doors open at 7pm. Meeting starts at 8pm.
Newcomers are encouraged and welcomed. Just ask for Audry.

Tuesday, August 26th
Peggy Kinnane's, 8 N. Vail Avenue, Arlington Heights, 7 to 10 pm, call 847-577-7733


Jodie is a trusted friend of the community.
Your participation will benefit us all
Birth Certificate Problems in Illinois?
Cole Thaler at Lambda Legal advises us that the ACLU, one of Lambda Legalís ally organizations, is taking a fresh look at the Illinois Department of Public Healthís problematic policy for change of sex designation on birth certificates. They are asking for people who have been harmed by the policy to contact them. If interested, please contact Jodie Clagg at the ACLU via
P.O. Box 66595
Chicago, IL  60666-0595
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