and The San Diego Press Club present…

Transcending Stereotypes: 

What it means to be transgender

in America today

Thursday, July 7, 2016 7 p.m.

at Urban Mo’s in the Heart of Hillcrest

308 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103

Join journalist, Thom Senzee, the San Diego Press Club, SAG-AFTRA (formerly the Screen Actors Guild), Mo’s Universe, Fabulous Hillcrest, Dr. Bronners, Gender Illumination and a host of other sponsors who invite you to the return of LGBTs In The News with Thom Senzee to San Diego—the hometown city where this nationwide live-discussion panel series launched in 2013.

Members of the media, local activists and members of the public will gather for the first-ever LGBTs In The News engagement featuring a panel comprised entirely of newsmakers from the transgender community.

Kristin Beck
Kristin Beck

Kristin Beck—PANEL HEADLINER, former U.S. Navy SEAL, suicide-prevention advocate and subject of the multiple award-winning 2014 film, Lady Valor: The Kristin Beck Story

Connor Maddocks–Trans-rights activist, director of the San Diego LGBT Community Center’s “Project Trans”

Vicki Estrada—Award-winning urban planner, trans-rights activist

Sam Moehlig—Transgender youth. The San Diego Union-Tribune recently published a landmark feature story about Sam’s life as a transgender boy, and his transition to realize his true gender identity.

Terrance K. Miller—Trans-rights activist, Black Lives Matter youth leader

Ariel Vegosen—Gender liberation activist, performer, and founder of education and advocacy organization Gender Illumination genderillumination.com

Following what is sure to be an explosive, exciting and engaging discussion and audience Q&A about some of the seminal civil rights issues of our time, all attendees will be invited mingle with the panelists and local media for a private party in Urban Mo’s new Upper Deck bar.

RSPV and learn more at lgtsinthenews.com or sdpressclub.org (RSVPs not required, but are appreciated.)

Visit engagement sponsors at urbanmos.com | drbronner.com | sagaftra.org | sagaftra.org | fabuloushillcrest.com | genderillumination.com