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TYFA – Gold Rush 2009

Colorado Gold Rush Transgender Conference Logo

The Annual Colorado Gold Rush Transgender Conference
March 26th thru March 29th

This national transgender conference is in its 11th year, and is one of 12 held in the US. There are over 40 workshops scheduled beginning Thursday at 1 pm and ending on Saturday evening at 5:15 pm. will be held at the Renaissance Hotel in Denver Colorado. Make your reservations now. [Special note: we will ask some questions about youth who may be attending so that we may plan accommodations for them.]

Due to the difficult economic times we have elected to extend our 2nd Early Bird Registration for another week, until March 15. To take advantage of these special, lower registration fees, sign up now!

The program begins on Thursday afternoon with introductory presentations from related organizations which offer support and aid to the transgender community. In the evening, everyone is welcome at the Awards Banquet.

The keynote speakers during lunch and evening banquets will be:.

  • Denise LeClaire Executive Director, IFGE, Friday lunch,
  • Dr Preecha Tiewtrannon, MD, from Bangkok, Thailand, Friday dinner, 
  • "Just Evelyn", Author of "Mom I need to be a girl", Saturday lunch,
  • Ethan St. Pierre, founder and creator of the, Saturday dinner

For more information about our speakers, please click here.

 A special block of workshops for parents of transgender youth will be presented. Youth will be admitted FREE to all workshops, events and meals when accompanied by a conference-registered parent or legal guardian. The Gender Identity center is stepping out in service to the youth and parents of the transgender community.  The Center has supported, and will continue to support the youth and their families.

For more information, please visit our website.

If you have specific questions or concerns, please contact Kate Bowman or TG Spirit

We hope to see you there!