Trans Week Keynote with Holiday Simmons
Trans Week 2017 welcomes Holiday Simmons as our keynote speaker! Preceding the event will be FREE FOOD outside of the Speaker’s Auditorium (where the event will be held). The keynote will begin at 6:30 PM. Read more

HRI Event on Creating Safe Places for LGBTQ+ Students
Hindsight, it is said, has 20/20 vision. On September 22, 2010, 18-year-old Rutgers student Tyler Clementi ended his life as a result of cyber-bullying after his college roommate streamed an intimate act between Tyler and another man online. Read more

Activists in Action: Lambda Legal Organizer, Trans Activist
If you want to know how dedicated Holiday Simmons is to something he believes in, take this as an example—in 2004, several big-name actors swore they would move out of the country if President George W. Bush were reelected. Read more


Southern Equality On Twitter:
Holiday Simmons has the room thinking, laughing and sharing their lived experience. Quite a way to start the weekend at SETHS 2016. Read more

Christine Dolan On Twitter:
Holiday Simmons is brilliant and has incredible energy! Read more

Transgender Law Center On Twitter:
Black Cherokee trans activist Holiday Simmons shares about Thanksgiving and Indigenous trans representation. Read more

Lamda Legal On Twitter:
Holiday Simmons from offers 5-word tip on how LGBs can be trans allies: Get People’s Freaking Pronouns Right.


Featured in Zine, Third Woman Press: Calling All Goddesses
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Featured in movie Just Gender
Just Gender tackles the little understood world of transgender people. Although Just Gender utilizes some archival footage and stills, it is largely built on a series of interviews of transgendered persons, their family members and friends, health care experts, community leaders and others who work with the transgender community. See more


Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds.
Adrienne Marie Brown. AK Press. 2017. “Skunk Medicine” Page 130

Outside of the X, Y: Black and Brown Queer Masculinity.
Edited by Morgan Mann Willis. Riverdale Avenue Books. 2016.
“Mismanaged Masculinity: Or Why I Stayed”

Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource for the Transgender Community.
Edited by Laura Erickson-Schroth. Oxford University Press. 2014. “Our Many Selves”