The Trans Empowerment and Alliance Party

Starts in 1 Month, 27 Days

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."

  • Is this event family-friendly?

    Yes

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).

 

 

Cristan Williams is a trans historian and pioneer in addressing the practical needs of the transgender community. She started the first trans homeless shelter in the South and co-founded the first federally funded trans-only homeless program, pioneered affordable healthcare 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. Cristan is the editor at the social justice sites TransAdvocate.com and TheTERFs.com, is a long-term member and previous chair of the City of Houston HIV Prevention Planning Group.