Deaf Trans Workshop at RIT


RIT’s GLBT Center Presents:

“A Journey from Female to Male”

Dragonsani Renteria and Jennifer Mantle

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

6-9 PM

SDC 1300
RIT Campus
Rochester, NY

Free and Open to All!

Workshop conducted in American Sign Language. Voice interpretation provided.

About the Presentation:

In this widely acclaimed, thought-provoking presentation, Dragonsani “Drago” Renteria and his partner, Jennifer Mantle, will help inform, educate and enlighten us on issues that affect transgender and transsexual individuals. Utilizing powerful images and healthy doses of humor, Drago will share his personal journey making the physical and cultural Effexor is a very hard drug to get off of, once you have been on it. Includes Effexor side effects,Find Effexor (Venlafaxine Hydrochloride) antidepressant medication description and details on prescription drugs. Effexor Is EffexorTM the right prescription medicine for you. We have the answers you seek. transition from female to male. Jennifer will share her perspective as the partner of a transman, lead us through issues of transphobia and educate us on how to be trans allies.

This presentation is guaranteed to challenge the way you think about sex and gender!

About the Presenters:

Drago Renteria is a Deaf, Chicano transman who is passionate about making a difference. He has presented to diverse audiences nationwide on LGBTIQ issues. He is founder of the national Deaf Queer Resource Center and has served on numerous local and national boards including the boards of FTM International and the Youth Gender Project. A speaker in demand, Drago is adept at making his audiences feel at ease when discussing sensitive topics. Drago is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and did part of his undergraduate work at Gallaudet University. He currently serves as CEO of a web hosting/development company and lives blissfully in San Francisco with his partner Jennifer and their adorable dog, Magnus.

Jennifer A. Mantle is an RID certified sign language interpreter, CI and CT. With her partner, Drago, she has presented nation-wide on her experiences as the partner of a Deaf transman of color, and is thrilled to have a piece on the same topic published in Eyes of Desire II: A Deaf Gay and Lesbian Reader. She is a former board member of Female-to-Male International (FTMI) and facilitated their support group for partners of transmen for four years. She was honored to receive the Transgender Law Center’s Trans Ally award in 2005. Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Arts from California State University, Hayward and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Women’s Spirituality at The Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. Mar 11, 2009 [edit] External Links. This site is currently under construction. Buspar Accurate, FDA approved BuSparBusparRelax. Click here to view the full Prescribing Information.