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September 28 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Our annual celebration for trans and gender non-conforming communities, friends and allies, Transcendence honors leaders in the field of trans and gender non-conforming wellness and visibility. Past honorees include author, playwright and theorist Kate Bornstein; the team behind the groundbreaking work “Trans Bodies, Trans Selves”; President of the NYC Stonewall Democratic Club, Melissa Sklarz; photographer, writer and publisher, Amos Mac; artist, poet, and performer, Juliana Huxtable; actress, model, writer, and activist Hari Nef; and  bklyn boihood for their work in building community and self-empowerment for transmasculine people of color.

Join us this year on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Picture Ray Studio in Chelsea as we celebrate Transcendence 2017, honoring world renowned DJ Lina & Tyler Ford for being  fierce leaders and tenacious advocates for LGBTQ communities.

Sponsorship opportunities will be available in late July start at just $75 and help to support the work of our transgender health program as well as offset the ticket price for those who cannot afford to attend.
General admission tickets are on sale for $35 in late August. Join us!

Transcendence is an inclusive event, regardless of socio-economic status. If you are a person of low-income or are otherwise unable to afford to attend, please contact Sunil Persaud, Development Officer at spersaud@callen-lorde.org.

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September 28
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Picture Ray Studio
245 West 18th St
New York, 10011