As you plan your Gender Odyssey weekend — especially when booking travel — keep in mind that, in addition to workshops, the conference features many exciting evening events! We strongly recommend that you plan to attend the entire weekend, from Thursday afternoon through Sunday evening, to get the best bang for your buck.
Confirmed Events for the 2013 Conference
Once you’ve checked in at your hotel and the registration table, come meet new friends and old at our opening night gatherings:
- Teen Meet & Greet – 5-6 pm at Ingersoll Gender Center
- People of Color (POC) Meet & Greet – 6-7 pm at The Garage
- GO Opening Party – 7-9 pm at The Garage
Shabbat Dinner – 6-7:30 at Cal Anderson Park
Join Seattle’s Jewish LGBTQ Young Adult group, Kolenu, for a festive Shabbat dinner in Cal Anderson Park welcoming attendees of Gender Odyssey. Kolenu is . All Jews and allies welcome!
Transmission – 8-10pm at the Silver Cloud
Art, movement, performances, hilarity, and general diverse talents of artists from the Pacific NW trans community. Dance party following. Presented by the Queer Social Club. more »
All-Conference Picnic! – 5:30-8:30pm at Central Lutheran Church
Come feast on delectable Thai food from Seattle’s own Thai Ginger! (Vegetarian and meat options available.) Free for all conference attendees! Friends and community members welcome at $10 each.
Gender Odyssey Youth Dance Party – 8pm-12am at Queer Youth Space
Special Film Screenings:
The Believers is an unprecedented feature documentary that shatters assumptions about faith, gender, and religion. Built around the world’s first transgender gospel choir, The Believers portrays the choir’s dilemma – how to reconcile their gender identity with the widespread belief that changing one’s gender goes against the word of God.more »
Growing Old Gracefully: The Transgender Experience is a groundbreaking film that highlights the trials transgender people face when growing older. The film features the true-life stories of five transgender elders dealing with many of the issues that come with age. more »
Gender Odyssey Wind-Down Party! 4-7pm at Calamas Auditorium
Open mic and no-host bar. Share your talent and contact info with new and old friends as the weekend comes to a close!
Full Event Schedule Grid Coming Soon!