IFGE Bound and Tied Up

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First off, I wanted to post that I’ve not posted for a while because I’ve been working on the site design, and doing political work. This week I’m in Tucson, Arizona  for the annual IFGE conference. I’ll be posting youtube videos and pictures from the conference.

So far I’m pretty excited about being here, being with like minded people and I look forward to lots of inspiring motivational discussions tomorrow. I’ll try and post video within a few hours of the Diversity luncheon.

Marti Abernathey is the founder of the Transadvocate and the previous managing editor. Abernathey has worn many different hats, including that of podcaster, activist, and radiologic technologist. She's been a part of various internet radio ventures such as TSR Live!, The T-Party, and The Radical Trannies, TransFM, and Sodium Pentathol Sunday. As an advocate she's previously been involved with the Indiana Transgender Rights Advocacy Alliance, Rock Indiana Campaign for Equality, and the National Transgender Advocacy Coalition. She's taken vital roles as a grass roots community organizer in The Indianapolis Tax Day Protest (2003), The Indy Pride HRC Protest (2004), Transgender Day of Remembrance (2004), Indiana's Witch Hunt (2005), and the Rally At The Statehouse (the largest ever GLBT protest in Indiana - 3/2005). In 2008 she was a delegate from Indiana to the Democratic National Convention and a member of Barack Obama's LGBT Steering and Policy Committee.

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