TRANS 100 LAUNCH EVENT ~ Hosted by KOKUMO

This broadcast aired on Sun, Mar 31, at 7:00 PM CST
Live at Mayne Stage
Chicago, Illinois
1328 W. Morse Avenue
Featuring the talents of:
The Trans 100 is an annual listing of 100 Trans individuals from all over the country who are currently alive and active in the work of making the lives of Trans people better. It is a curated listing, with nominations from the general public. More

GLAAD amplifies the voice of the LGBT community by empowering real people to share their stories, holding the media accountable for the words and images they present, and helping grassroots organizations communicate effectively. By ensuring that the stories of LGBT people are heard through the media, GLAAD promotes understanding, increases acceptance, and advances... More

KOKUMỌ is an African-American transgender woman and product of Chicago’s South Side. While growing up, the only messaging she received in regards to her identity was that it would lead to either death or institutionalization. Therefore, upon reaching the age of opportunity she was behooved to give herself a name that spoke of life. After an extensive search and... More

Janet Mock is a writer & the girl behind #girlslikeus. Currently at work on her memoir Fish Food, to be published Feb. 2014 by Atria/Simon & Schuster.

A native of Honolulu, Janet blogs, writes, speaks and advocates for #GirlsLikeUs everywhere through her adopted home of New York City. After sharing her story in 2011 via Marie Claire, the It Gets Better... More

Kortney Ryan Ziegler, PhD. is an award winning filmmaker, writer, and scholar. His projects include the genre breaking film, "STILL BLACK: a portrait of black transmen" and GLAAD Media Award nominated blog, "blac (k) ademic." More

Six string hands and a real good heart... Folk-rocker Namoli Brennet has been touring and performing since 2002 when she hit the road with her first CD. 1000-plus shows and 200,000 miles later, her gritty, honest folk has attracted a large and extremely loyal fanbase. She's self-released 9 CDs, including her latest, "We Were Born to Rise", and her... More

Joe Stevens is a west coast based singer/songwriter, guitar/banjoist, activist, and ally to beings of all kinds, and is the front transman for the Americana folk roots trio "Coyote Grace." More

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