Texas Transgender Nondiscrimination Scholars

2024 Texas Transgender Nondiscrimination Summit

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2023 Texas Transgender Nondiscrimination Summit

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Join us at Texas A&M University – San Antonio on June 9th and 10th of 2023 for our annual summit filled with teaching, learning, and planning the path to social justice for transgender people within educational institutions in Texas. Everyone is invited to learn about how to best advocate for changing campus policies.

Early registration is now open
$20 for students
$40 for all others.

Registration includes access for one to both days of the Summit and coffee, breakfast, and lunch for each day.

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*At the door admittance is $20 for students and $45 all for others

Workshop and/or Poster Session Proposals begin January 1, 2023.

Use the button below to visit our submit proposal page to submit a proposal!

Interested in registering for a table at the Summit?

Vendor tables are available for a flat fee of $100 per table (one table and two chairs) for the two-day Summit. This fee includes full registration for one person to the Summit.
Setup is allowed in the afternoon and evening on Thursday, June 8th or the morning of Friday the 9th.

Interested in volunteering at the Summit?

Volunteers are asked to work one day but receive full registration for both days of the Summit!

-Keynote Speaker-
Alexis Melvin

Alexis Melvin is a gender-fluid transgender woman. Beginning in the mid-1960s, she worked as a grassroots community organizer to challenge discriminatory policies and work to elect pro-equality policy makers. An independent consultant, transgender activist, photographer, charity fundraiser, and lecturer located in Houston Texas, she is president of the Transgender Foundation of America, the Managing Principal and Senior Consultant for MCONSERV consulting, the Managing Associate of, and a regular on the Transadvocate Podcast. Alexis formerly served as Chair of the Houston Transgender Unity Committee (HTUC), is a past member of the Board of Trustees of the Houston LGBTQ+ Political Caucus, a founding member of International Foundation for Gender Education, and an initial member of TransGender San Francisco. As a successful independent consultant, she provides consulting services to multinational corporations, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and public charities in the areas of information technology, strategy, crises management, organizational structure, event management, diversity, and general business management.


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brooks City Base
8222 City Base Landing San Antonio, Texas 78223
Texas Transgender Summit Group Reservation  

Volunteer support and donations are always welcome. Visit this page to help support our cause! 

We are currently in the process of finalizing keynote speakers.
Email for information, workshop proposal guidelines, sponsorships, advertisements, or registration information.

Texas Transgender Nondiscrimination Scholars (TXTNS) present:

The Annual Texas Transgender
Nondiscrimination Summit

Hosted by the Texas Tech University Office of LGBTQIA Education & Engagement.

Texas educational systems wishing to gain transgender rights in institutional policies should attend this virtual strategy sharing summit. Learn what works and what does not work in changing policies on campus to protect transgender faculty, staff, students, and allies. Make connections with those already doing this work. Learn from their successes and experiences

2021 Keynote Speaker:
Lo Roberts
Executive Director
Pride Houston

Call for papers are open now for 50-minute sessions.  Summit time is 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. 

Early registration beginning June 15 – July 10
$10 for students
$20 for all others.

Sponsored by Texas Tech via Zoom

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