Louise Lawrence Transgender Archive in Vallejo, CA, can provide respected transgender activists and scholars for informative and thought provoking talks on a wide range of trans-related subjects.  We offer individual presentations, a series, or panel discussions, both in-person and virtual.  Contact Ms. Bob Davis to discuss your organization’s interests or to schedule a presentation. (510) 697-0058

Susan Stryker

Author of Transgender History: The Roots of Today’s Revolution and co-director of the Emmy-winning documentary film Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton’s Cafeteria.

Gwendolyn Ann Smith

The founder of the internationally observed Transgender Day of Remembrance.  Her column, Transmission, has been running in the weekly Bay Area Reporter for over 20 years.

Ardel Haefele-Thomas

Author of Introduction to Transgender Studies (Harrington Park Press/Columbia University Press) and Chair of LGBT Studies at City College of San Francisco.

Ms Bob Davis

Founder of Louise Lawrence Transgender Archive.  Her talk, “Glamour, Drag and Death: HIV/AIDS in the Art of Three Drag Queen Painters,” was published in Transgender studies Quarterly.

Jamison Green

Pioneering author, educator, and activist who led FTM International from 1991 to 1999 and the first American trans person elected president of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH).

Dallas Denny

Former editor of Chrysalis Quarterly and Transgender Tapestry, author of hundreds of articles and four books, renowned for her work on advocacy, policy issues, and health practices involving transgender people.

Made possible with grant support from Horizons Foundation