Trans Empowerment Resistance and Resilience (TEMPRR) Days

TEMPRR Days is an annual event occuring each November, surrounding Trans Day of Remembrance. TEMPRR Days focuses on empowering trans people and celebrating their stories, while sharing skills, building community, and honoring trans people lost to violence.


TEMPRR Days Calendar of Events

Keep up to date with all TEMPRR events on our Facebook page

Questioning Your Gender Panel

November 1st, 2-3 pm

Smith Memorial Student Union 238

Gender is complicated and it can be scary beginning to question what it means to you. If you're starting to question your gender, join us for an informative panel by members of the transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming communities about their experiences of gender. There will also be space to ask questions, either personally or anonymously. This is a private event and pictures or any other kind of recording will not be permitted.

Unlearning White Supremacy in LGBT Spaces
presented by America In Transition

November 3rd, 3-5pm
Smith Memorial Student Union 333


The LGBTQ community is stratified by race like many other communities. We will work together toname and describe how white privilege operates individually and systemically in our communities. Then we will share strategies for interrupting racism. This is a closed workshop for LGBTQ people only.

Name and Gender Change workshop 

November 8th 2-3 pm
Nueberger Hall 386

April Kusters from Student Legal Services will give information and answer questions about the legal name and gender change process in Oregon, including driver's licenses, social security, banks, etc.

Keynote Panel: How to Get Involved 

November 16th 5-8pm

Smith Memorial Student Union Ballroom

Featuring Jennicet Gutierrez and to be announced local activists

Splash Mob

November 17th 5-7pm
Academic and Student Recreation Center Pool

Queer, trans and all body-positive people are invited to Open Rec Swim where we honor and support individual identity. Test your balance on our log roll, play water basketball, swim laps, unwind on inner tubes, float on fun noodles and relax in our spa. Two single use, gender neutral changing/shower/toilet rooms are available in the pool area. Free; no registration required. Members may bring guests for a $7 guest fee. 

Trans Action and Care Conference

November 18th 9 am-2 pm
Smith Memorial Student Union 2nd floor

We're excited to announce our first ever Trans Action & Care Conference, a full day of events aimed at the trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming community! Register for the conference here. If you have an idea for a fantastic workshop or activity you'd like to facilitate for TACC you can submit it here.

The event will include:

  • Gender Affirming Clothing Swap
  • Workshops by trans folks for trans folks
  • Self Care and Quiet Rooms
  • Board and Video Game Night