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Once again, SAGA will be hosting our traditional Transgiving feast on Thanksgiving Day.
Join us Thursday, Nov. 22, from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. at Cornerstone Fellowship for a traditional Thanksgiving meal with our trans family. (Everyone one is welcome, trans or not!)
This year SAGA is holding its own Transgender Day or Remembrance observance on November 20, and we are returning to our previous venue in Catalina Park.
The observance will honor the victims of violence against transgender, non-binary and other gender nonconforming people around the world.
Speakers and other parts of the program to be determined.
If anyone has any questions or ideas, or wants to help in other ways, please contact Abby Louise Jensen here or by email at abby @ sagatucson.org (remove the spaces when you email).
Thursday, November 15, 2018
at 6 PM – 8 PM
James E Rogers College of Law
1201 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, Arizona 85719
Pride Law and Southern Arizona Gender Alliance (SAGA) are excited to announce the next Name and Gender Marker Change Clinic
for Southern Arizona transgender and gender nonconforming adults, youth and children!* This clinic is designed to help individuals legally change their name and/or gender markers.
Learn about what it takes to change your name and your gender marker on your Arizona driver’s license or ID card, U.S. passport and Social Security records. Plus get help filling out the necessary forms.
Law students, supervised by local attorney and SAGA Vice President and General Counsel Abby Louise Jensen, will provide FREE information and assistance with the paperwork and process.
There will be an information session at the beginning during which Abby will explain the process and answer questions. Then we will help you fill out your forms and prepare for court.
The Clinics will take place in Room 102 on Thursday, & Room 114 on Saturday. Signs will be posted.
* Children and youth under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
TUCSON ORGANIZATIONS DENOUNCE LATEST ATTACK BY TRUMP ADMINISTRATION AGAINST TRANS PEOPLE
Tucson, Arizona, October 25, 2018 – The Trump administration is launching a new attack on transgender and gender nonconforming/non-binary people aimed at excluding them from the protection of federal civil rights laws. According to a report from the New York Times, federal agencies are attempting to erase transgender and gender nonconforming/non-binary people by issuing regulations that narrowly redefine “sex” in civil rights law as determined at birth and unchangeable.
This move fails to recognize scientific evidence that gender is not determined by a person’s biological sex assigned at birth, and legal precedent from dozens of courts that have fully affirmed the rights and identities of transgender and gender nonconforming/non-binary people. “Trans people, including gender nonconforming and non-binary people, just want to live their lives with the same rights and protections as anyone else,” said Erin Russ, Director of Programming for the Southern Arizona Gender Alliance.
In response to this attack, the Southern Arizona Gender Alliance, Mariposas sin Fronteras and la Coalicion de Derechos Humanos are calling for a rally on Monday, October 29th from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the US District Court (405 W. Congress).
We will resist hateful policies.
We will continue to fight for the rights of transgender and gender nonconforming/non-binary people.
Transgender rights are human rights!
Transgender people #WontBeErased!
Gender nonconforming/non-binary people #WontBeErased
JOURNEYS – Explorations Of Gender
Journeys is a support and social group in Sierra Vista that is open to any gender creative person, whether they seek a binary gender identity (female to male, male to female) or prefer a gender fluid/non-binary gender identity.We discuss topics covering all concerns of trans* individuals, provide support for those facing the challenges of understanding gender identity, and provide opportunities to socialize after our meetings and on other occasions.
Our goal is to be an extended family of choice for trans* identified and questioning persons in the Sierra Vista area. We offer support and encouragement for anyone making the journey to accepting themselves as the wonderfully unique individuals that they are.
We meet the third Thursday of each month from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM at:
Sky Island Unitarian Universalist Church
4533 A North Commerce Drive
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
For questions or more information, please contact 520-333- 5125
Or email us as firstname.lastname@example.org
We also have a Facebook Page at Journeys: Explorations of Gender