When: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm (iCal) Where: Civil Liberties and Public Policy Conference, Hampshire College, 893 West Street, Amherst, MA (See map)
SRLP’s brilliant and inspiring Katherine Cross will speak on a panel on Transfeminism at the Civil Liberties and Public Policy conference at Hampshire College. Katherine will be joined by this year with speakers Bamby Salcedo from the Translatina Coalition and Morgan Collado.
Transfeminism – Saturday April 12, 1:15-2:45 PM
Our panel of trans women academics, activists, professionals, and organizers will explore feminism, gender justice, and the connections between trans liberation and reproductive rights, as well as the tensions and conflicts that have prevented trans women from engaging fully with reproductive justice movements. Panelists will share their perspectives and experiences from working in social justice movements, from challenging assumptions about gender and sexuality to their work advancing more expansive and intersectional politics around feminism and gender justice.
About the Speakers
Bamby Salcedo is the HIV Prevention Services Project Coordinator with Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. Bamby is the founder and President of The Trans-Latin@ Coalition. Ms Salcedo is a proud Latina transgender woman who is recognized nationwide for her advocacy work related to trans issues; Bamby is also working with The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) developing a blue print on how to provide health care services for trans people in Latin America and The Caribbean.
Katherine Cross is a feminist sociologist and board member at the Sylvia Rivera Law Project. She has written and spoken extensively about trans-feminism, reproductive rights, gender on the internet, video games, and trans women’s political lives. Her work has appeared in Women’s Studies Quarterly, The Occupied Times of London, and Bitch Magazine, and she is a co-editor of the feminist gaming blog The Border House.
Morgan Robyn Collado is the latest in a long line of badass bitches. She is walking in the footsteps of Audre Lorde, Sylvia Rivera and her own mother to achieve the collective liberation of all peoples. Morgan hopes to use her poems, essays and stories to challenge, inspire and incite radical action. She uses female pronouns.
About the Conference: 28th Annual Conference for Student and Community Activists, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA from April 11th – April 13th, 2014
CLPP’s annual conference connects activists across the U.S. and internationally to build a stronger movement for reproductive justice and social change. Through plenaries, workshops, panels, and trainings, we encourage intergenerational leadership, support youth leadership, and build the connections and analysis necessary for cross-movement collaboration.
For more information, visit http://clpp.hampshire.edu/conference/2014-conference or call (413) 559-6976
Civil Liberties and Public Policy Conference, Hampshire College
893 West Street