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New Study Finds Discrimination Against Massachusetts’ Transgender Population Contributes To Widespread Poverty, Costs State Millions

For Immediate Release May 12, 2011 Contact: Jesse Pack 508-755-3773 jessep@aidsprojectworcester.org A new research study released yesterday by The Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy shows that employment discrimination against transgender residents of Massachusetts … Continue reading

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Unbound By Body 2011 Calendar Available–Get Yours Today!

Unbound By Body, our 2011 fundraising calendar, is now available for purchase! Unbound By Body features portraits of transgender community members from throughout Massachusetts.  The first of its kind–a calendar featuring transpeople to help other transpeople–you can get your own … Continue reading

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Unbound By Body Launch Party A Success!

Thank you to all of our supporters who came out last night to the Unbound By Body Launch Party! So many of you came out to show your support not only for the Transgender Emergency Fund but for this new … Continue reading

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Unbound By Body Calendar Launch Party!

The Transgender Emergency Fund is still going strong and this year we’re selling a 2011 calendar, Unbound By Body, featuring trans-identified community members from across the state of Massachusetts. To our knowledge, a project like this has not ever been … Continue reading

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2 Years, $18,000 Distributed To People In Need

The TEF Steering Committee has just released our financial statement for the past fiscal year. You can download it to read below. Since its creation in 2008, TEF has distributed approximately $18,000 to more than 74 transpeople in need throughout … Continue reading

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A Call For Participants For TEF’s 2011 Fundraiser Calendar!

UNBOUND BY BODY: A calender featuring trans identified individuals of all genders The Transgender Emergency Fund is currently looking for Trans identified individuals of all genders to participate in its fundraising venture “Unbound by Body.” In addition to raising money … Continue reading

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TEF Annual Winter Brunch This Sunday, January 24th, 11am-3pm

Join us for a delicious brunch while showing your support for the Transgender Emergency Fund! Featuring: music by Cha Cha Connor and Nat Needle, silent auction, 50/50 raffle. Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door. To order advance tickets … Continue reading

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Remember The Transgender Emergency Fund During This Holiday Season

Greetings, During this time of year, please take a moment to help those in our community who are struggling to survive by giving whatever you can to the Transgender Emergency Fund (TEF). The TEF provides short-term financial assistance to low-income … Continue reading

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Transgender Day of Remembrance

This Friday, November 20th, is the 11th Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance. This is a time set aside every year to remember and honor those we have lost due to violence. Communities throughout the world are holding memorial services and … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget! TEF Fundraiser Podcast This Sunday Evening!

Trans Emergency Fund Podothon!–Tune In This Sunday And Support Us! Sunday, November 15th is the start of Transgender Awareness Week! Kick off this important event with the TransFM charity podothon! From 6pm-10pm on Sunday, November 15th, we’ll be raising money … Continue reading

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