TransPonder Happenings Newsletter

Announcement: The QTBIPOC Group has been postponed until next year!

Sunday, Nov 20: TDOR

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What: A ritual honoring the passing of those who have died to trans-related violence in the past year.
When: Sunday, November 20, 3-6p
Where: Erb Memorial Union, University of Oregon
Who: Everyone, all ages welcome

Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual observance on November 20 that honors the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence.

Join Transponder, the University of Oregon, and community for TDOR on Sunday, November 20th @ 3p, to honor the trans and gender diverse lives that were lost in the past year to anti-transgender violence. We want to thank the University of Oregon, UOLGBTESS, and all our wonderful volunteer community members for contributing to this event. Gather together in a community for readings of our loved trancestors and candlelight vigil.

  • 3:30p: Reading of the names
  • 5p: Candlelight vigil
CLICK HERE for More Information

Tues, Nov 15: Book Club

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Our virtual, all ages, allies welcome book club meets every Tuesday @ 5p PT.

Click the photo for more information, including our recommendation list and a way to get a free digital copy of our discussion books.

CLICK HERE for the Google Meet Link

Wed, Nov 16: Queer Youth Yoga

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Join TransPonder for a queer youth yoga class, ages 8-12, on Wednesdays at Sheldon Community Center (2445 Willakenzie Rd, Eugene) at 6p in the gym. Check our website for the schedule.⁠

All genders, sexualities, and expressions welcome. This class is also for all abilities, bodies, and experience levels. Bring your friends! There are yoga mats, blocks, straps, and bands available.⁠ Masks required in the gym.

This class is possible by a grant from Comunidad y Herencia Cultural and Eugene Arte Latino, and a partnership with the City of Eugene.⁠

CLICK HERE for More Information

Wed, Nov 16: Gender Diverse Yoga

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Join us on Wednesdays @ 7p PT for a trans/gender-diverse yoga class. We are now offering yoga in person and virtual (at the same time).

To join us in person, meet us at Sheldon Community Center (2445 Willakenzie Rd, Eugene) in the small room by the gym. There will be someone at the front desk who can direct you. We’ll have mats, blocks, straps, chairs, and bands available. Masks required in the yoga space.

CLICK HERE for More Information + Zoom Link

Sat, Nov 19: TransParent SPTG

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What: Support group for parents/caregivers
When: Every third Saturday @ 11a PT
Who: Parents, caregivers, guardians of trans/gender diverse youth
Where: Virtual on Google Meet

CLICK HERE for the Google Meet Link