The California Dreamin Transgender Convention, April 2-5, 2009, at the Hotel Doubletree, San Jose

Transgender: Past, Present and Future

When: Friday, April 3, 10:30–11:30 am

Where: San Martin Room

Is this a noun, descriptor, lifestyle, medical condition or political movement? This PowerPoint session presents a historical overview of transgenderism from the early 20th century and the evolution of its terminology as TG individuals continue to emerge and express themselves in the 21st century. The session includes how trangenderism has influenced the professionals who work and interact with the TG community as well as what changes may occur.