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The Trans Empowerment and Alliance Party

November 17, 2018 2:00 pm UTC+7

The Montrose Center

401 Branard St, Houston, TX 77006-5015

(713) 529-0037

Organized By

The Mahogany Project, Inc.

  • Is this event is adult-oriented?

    Yes, in that award parties for companies, organizations, and people are "adult-oriented."

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The Trans Empowerment and Alliance Party is a celebration of honor for individuals who are living in their individual uniqueness while being a positive role model in the communities that they serve. The T.E.A Party was created with a sense of empathy, compassion, awareness and a need for understanding. This year The T.E.A Party will be honoring: Man of the Year, Woman of the Year and Alliance of the Year (Person, Company or Organization).



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Written By

Cristan Williams is a trans historian and pioneer in addressing the practical needs of underserved communities. She started the first trans homeless shelter in Texas and co-founded the first federally funded housing-first homeless program, pioneered affordable health care for trans people in the Houston area, won the right for trans people to change their gender on Texas ID prior to surgery, started numerous trans social service programs and founded the Transgender Center as well as the Transgender Archives. She has published short stories, academic chapters and papers, and numerous articles for both print and digital magazines. She received numerous awards for her advocacy and has presented at universities throughout the nation, served on several governmental committees and CBO boards, is the Editor of the TransAdvocate, and is a founding board member of the Transgender Foundation of America and the Bee Busy Wellness Center.


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