Schedule of Events

7:30AM - 8:30AM

Check-In & Registration
8:30AM - 9:00AM

Welcome - Cameron Glasgow
9:00AM - 10:00AM

Keynote #1

Kate Bornstein Author/Speaker

Since 1989, trans trailblazer Kate Bornstein has—with humor and spunk—ushered us into a world of limitless possibility through a daring re-envisionment of the gender system as we know it. Kate identifies as nonbinary: not a man, and not a woman—and she’s been writing about nonbinary gender identity for nearly thirty years.  Read More

10:00AM - 10:05AM

10:05AM - 10:45AM

Keynote #2

Susan Cottrell
Master of Theological Studies

The prominent voice for faith parents of LGBTQI children, was featured on ABC's 20/20, Nightline and Good Morning America, on NBC News Out, on The Advocate Magazine’s National Coming Out Day videos, on The Advocate’s Out in Left Field with Dana Goldberg, and as a devotional contributor on the Our Bible app.  She is an international speaker, author and consultant. Read More

10:45AM - 10:55AM

10:55AM - 12:00PM

Workshop Session #1
12:00PM - 1:00PM

1:00PM - 1:15PM

DCFS Senior Deputy Director - Cynthia McCoy-Miller
1:15PM - 1:20PM

1:20PM - 2:30PM

Keynote #3

Carolina Rubio MacWright is an artist, immigration attorney and activist. She was born in Bogota, Colombia where she lived until, at the age of 20, she needed a safer place to call home. She attended art school and law school in the United States, and throughout was active in her local community. Read More

2:30PM - 2:40PM

Cookie & Coffee Break
2:40PM - 3:45PM

Workshop Session #2
3:45PM - 4:50PM

Keynote #4

Jonathan Skurnik is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, educator, and activist. With the Youth & Gender Media Project, Jonathan serves as an ally to the trans and gender expansive youth community, making films and curricula which help schools and other institutions serving youth to create inclusive environments which celebrate all manifestations of gender identity and expression. Read More

Panel of LGBTQ Youth following screening.
4:50PM - 5:00PM

Closing Session