Black Transgender Empowerment Week Events

Monday, November 15th, 2021 (11am – 12pm)

Virtual Resources Fair

Organizations can connect with individuals by posting on their social media pages that they are a resource to Black Trans Individuals, offering specific services and a point of contact. 

JOIN: Follow and use #BlackTransEmpowermentWeek and #BlackTransResource on Twitter and Instagram to connect Transgender, Non-Binary, and Gender Non-Conforming individuals with necessary resources.

Wednesday, November 17th, 2021 (11pm)

The Mahogany Project’s Inaugural Trans Empowerment Ball

This event is held in observation Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Hamburger Mary’s (2409 Grant Street, Houston, TX, 77006)

RSVP (Free. Allies are encouraged to pay-what-you-can

Thursday, November 18th, 2021 (6:30-10:30pm)

SoulGiving – Fellowship Dinner 

This is a family style dinner with friends, allies, and community members. 

Maggiano’s Little Italy (2019 Post Oak Boulevard, Houston TX, 77056)

RSVP (Free. Allies are encouraged to pay-what-you-can)

Friday, November 19th, 2021 (6pm)

 Cocktail Hour – Dear Marsha – Spoken Word Event 

Hosted by Verniss McFarland. A spoken word, lyrical dance, and visual art event looking into the experiences of transgender individuals, giving voice to their stories and futures.  The live entertainment will all be from local members of the TQLGB+ community. Through art, individuals are invited to connect and heal. Must have proof of vaccination or negative COVID test within 72 hours

REGISTER (Suggested donation: $25)

Saturday, November 20th, 2021 (7pm – 9pm) 

Transgender Day of Remembrance – Silent Memorial Tribute 

Archway Gallery (2305 Dunlavy Street, Houston, TX 77006)

RSVP (Free. Allies are encouraged to pay-what-you-can)

Sunday, November 21st, 2021 (12pm)

The Trans Empowerment and Alliance (T.E.A.) Party – Brunch

Hilton Houston Plaza/Medical Center (6633 Travis Street, Houston, TX 77030)

Join a rooftop brunch hosted by Joelle Bayaa-Uzuri featuring community entertainers, an award ceremony, open bar and a brunch buffet. Limited seating. You must have a ticket to attend. 

REGISTER (Suggested donation: $30.00.)

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