Working to connect, support and empower the transgender and gender non conforming community in the Capital Region.
Trans Pride Includes:
- Trans Meet n Greet
- Trans Pride Discussion Group
- Education and Professional Development on Transgender issues
- Transgender specific resources in the Capital Region
The Trans Pride program promotes the wellbeing of the transgender and gender non conforming community in a safe and empowering space. The Trans Pride program is dedicated to empowering transgender and gender non conforming people and their allies through social opportunities, community building, resource sharing, and advocacy.
Informal gatherings take place on the First Tuesday of each month in the Rainbow Cafe at 332 Hudson Ave in Albany from 7-9 PM. This is a great way to meet new people, socialize in a safe environment and connect with friends.
Trans Pride Discussion Group
A topic centered discussion takes place at the Pride Center every third Tuesday of the month from 7-9 PM. Topics range from legal issues to successful transition in the workplace to coming out. Join us for a discussion or volunteer to present about a topic of interest! For more details call Curran Streett at 462-6138 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Pride Center of the Capital Region offers free educational and professional development trainings to people interested in increasing their awareness of the Transgender community. This training is devoted to understanding the “T” in the LGBT population. Despite the increasing prevalence of the term Transgender, there are still many misconceptions and misunderstandings. This workshop will discuss myths and stereotypes about Transgender people and explore ways to better support the Transgender population.
Click here for the speaker request form.
The Northeast Gender Alliance
This Yahoo group is designed to promote unity for crossdressers, transsexuals and anyone who identifies as transgender in any way, who live anywhere within a wide circle of Albany, New York, the New York State Capital Region. Open to family, partners, friends and anyone who is supportive of the transgender community. The purpose of this list is to bring together all of the above mentioned people so that we share information, meet, learn and enjoy ourselves. This list acts as a clearing house for any number of local organizations, social groups, inspired individuals who additionally want to meet to talk, socialize, support and learn from each other. To access, search TNGA on Yahoo Groups.
Trans Events Conference
This annual conference event brings transgender and gender non conforming people from all over the east coast. For more information, visit their website at www.transeventsusa.org/empire.
Jack Pickering, PhD, CCC-SLP
College of Saint Rose
1009 Madison Avenue, Room 243 Albany, NY
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Medical/legal Transgender specific resources in the Capital Region
For information and referrals regarding specific physical or mental health, or legal concerns, call the Pride Center at (518) 462-6138 or email email@example.com.
By calling the Access Pride Project, you can also get information on where to access supplies for:
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