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Transgender Lobby Week

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Off to lobby Congress! I’m not sure how much I’ll blog, but I plan on having audio and video to put up at some point, depending on where I can connect and upload from 🙂

Marti Abernathey
Marti Abernathey
Marti Abernathey is the founder of the Transadvocate and the previous managing editor. Abernathey has worn many different hats, including that of podcaster, activist, and radiologic technologist. She's been a part of various internet radio ventures such as TSR Live!, The T-Party, and The Radical Trannies, TransFM, and Sodium Pentathol Sunday. As an advocate she's previously been involved with the Indiana Transgender Rights Advocacy Alliance, Rock Indiana Campaign for Equality, and the National Transgender Advocacy Coalition. She's taken vital roles as a grass roots community organizer in The Indianapolis Tax Day Protest (2003), The Indy Pride HRC Protest (2004), Transgender Day of Remembrance (2004), Indiana's Witch Hunt (2005), and the Rally At The Statehouse (the largest ever GLBT protest in Indiana - 3/2005). In 2008 she was a delegate from Indiana to the Democratic National Convention and a member of Barack Obama's LGBT Steering and Policy Committee.

6 Comments

  1. It was great to meet you too. I hope that I didn’t seem too anti-social…I just had lots of visits I needed to make (of a personal nature).

  2. It was great to meet you too. I hope that I didn’t seem too anti-social…I just had lots of visits I needed to make (of a personal nature).

  3. Marti,
    Glad I finally got to meet you. Was a pleasure lobbying with you in Julia Carson’s office.

  4. Marti,
    Glad I finally got to meet you. Was a pleasure lobbying with you in Julia Carson’s office.

  5. Kara Harkins says:

    Hey Marti- I *finally* did not do the ‘get 5 hours sleep before running up to the Hill’ routine!

  6. Kara Harkins says:

    Hey Marti- I *finally* did not do the ‘get 5 hours sleep before running up to the Hill’ routine!