Trans Talk April 2014: Trans* History with Cristan Williams

Sandra Meade interviews Cristan Williams about trans* history. Cristan is a trans* historian and advocate who devotes her time to addressing the practical needs of the transgender community. Cristan pioneered numerous transgender social service, homeless and health programs, won the right for trans people to change their gender on Texas ID prior to surgery, founded the Transgender Center and Transgender Archive in Houston, and is the editor at the social justice site the She co-chairs the City of Houston HIV Prevention Planning Group, is the jurisdictional representative to the Urban Coalition for HIV/AIDS Prevention Services (UCHAPS), serves on the national steering body for UCHAPS and is the Executive Director of the Transgender Foundation of America.

The show starts out with the LGBT news from the past week, and closes with the community calendar update.

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