5th TransOhio Trans & Ally Symposium

By TransOhio (other events)

Fri, Apr 26 2013 8:00 AM EST Sun, Apr 28 2013 5:00 PM EST

5th TransOhio Transgender & Ally Conference will be held on April 26-28, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio.   Provider’s Day and General Conference will be at the Ramada Hotel and Conference Center in Columbus.


***NOTE*** Purchase your tickets early and save! ***NOTE*** 
**Ticket Prices at the door:


**General Symposium (Saturday & Sunday)--  $65.00
**Full Symposium Package --  $135.00
**Provider’s Package – Professional-- $165.00
**Provider’s Day Professional – Friday only-- $110.00
**Provider’s Package – Student-- $85.00
**Provider’s Day Student – Friday Only --$55.00
**General Symposium (Saturday Only) --$55.00
**General Symposium (Sunday Only)-- $55.00


Keynote Presenter: Andrea Jenkins

We are thrilled to announce our 2013 TransOhio Trans & Ally Symposium keynote speaker is writer and poet Andrea Jenkins.


As a journalist her work has appeared in several local publications, including the Minneapolis Spokesman-Recorder, Insight News, One Nation News, and The Women’s Press. Her poetry has appeared in the Powderhorn Writers Festival, Haute Dish, and the International Journal of Transgenderism and several other journals and anthologies, including When We Become Wears, Square Rebels Press, 2012, and Gender Outlaws Two, The Next Generation, Seal Press, 2011. She has won several awards and fellowships including the Loft Mentor Series, The Napa Valley Writers Conference, and five Cave Canem Regional Workshops.

In 2011, she was named a Bush Fellow, a Many Voices Fellow at the Playwrights’ Center and a CCLI Fellow at Intermedia Arts. In 2010 she won the Verve Grant for Spoken Word Artists at Intermedia Arts and the Naked Stages Grant at Pillsbury House Theatre. She received her MFA in Creative Writing at Hamline University and co-curates the LGBT Reading Series at Intermedia Arts. She performs regularly with OutWard Spiral Theatre, 20% Theatre, Pillsbury House and Intermedia Arts. She is the author of two chapbooks, “tributaries: poems celebrating black history and “Pieces of Scream”. Recently elected to chair the newly established GLBT Caucus of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs, Andrea is lives in Minneapolis and works as a Senior Policy Aide for the 8th Ward City Councilmember, Elizabeth Glidden.

For more information about Andrea Jenkins, please visit her website at


This year we expect over 250 participants to enjoy more than 70 workshops covering a variety of topics including:

  • Health & Safety
  • Sex & Sexuality
  • Partners, Spouses & Family
  • Legal Issues & Employment
  • Religion & Spirituality
  • Education & Advocacy
  • Culture, Media & Arts

Provider’s Day

  • Friday, April 26, 2013


Ticket Prices at the Door:

  • General Symposium (Saturday & Sunday) $65.00
  • Full Symposium Package $135.00
  • Provider’s Package – Professional $165.00
  • Provider’s Day Professional – Friday only $110.00
  • Provider’s Package – Student $85.00
  • Provider’s Day Student – Friday Only $55.00
  • General Symposium (Saturday Only) $55.00
  • General Symposium (Sunday Only) $55.00



Tickets for the 5th TransOhio Trans and Ally Symposium are non-refundable and cannot be sold or transferred to another individual.


Mailing Address

PO Box 442, Burton, Ohio, 44021