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Sex and Gender Spectra Conference

Thursday, November 29 - Saturday, December 1, 2012

Free and Open to the Public

Conference Schedule

The Sex and Gender Spectra conference program is now available.

Conference Program (pdf 142kb)

Film: Mohammed to Maya

November 29th, 7:00 PM, UWM Union Theater
Discussion with director Jeff Roy and Maya Jafer to follow. Screened in conjunction with the UWM LGBT Resource Center.


November 30th, 9:30 AM-4:00 PM; December 1st, Noon-5:00 PM, UWM Libraries 4th Floor Conference Center
Panels will address a wide variety of topics including body modification, spiritual community and gender variance, trans feminism, gender policing, intersectional identity, genital surgery imposed on intersex infants, political activism, antidiscrimination protection, gendercrossing history, "bathroom panic," agender identity, drag and gender play, and societies with three, four, or more sex categories.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Katrina Karkazis

November 30th, 4:00-5:30 PM, UWM Libraries 4th Floor Conference Center
Author of Fixing Sex: Intersex, Medical Authority, and Lived Experience. Reception to follow.


November 30th, 9:30 AM-6:30 PM; December 1st, Noon-5:00 PM, UWM Libraries 4th Floor Conference Center
Exhibited will be artwork by local artists, zines from the collection of the Queer Zine Archive Project, undergraduate projects produced by students in UWM LGBT Studies classes, and materials from the UWM Libraries Archives & Special Collections, including the Milwaukee Transgender Oral History Project.

Learn More

Send us an email at sexandgenderspectra@gmail.com if you have any questions or would like to receive more conference information.


Presented in conjunction with the UWM LGBT Film/Video Festival, the UWM LGBT Resource Center, and UWM Libraries. Funding provided by the Challenge Group and Joseph Pabst.