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BTAC 2017! Host Hotel: Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum $119night

BTAC is proud to partner with Marriott Quorum for the 6th National Black Trans Advocacy Conference!


Black Trans Advocacy Community Leaders Welcome YOU!

An official BTAC Welcome to you from Black Transmen Inc & Black Transwomen Inc.  

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Black Trans Advocacy MVP Membership

Join a global network of citizens taking a stand to advance black trans equality.  Become A Member!


Black Trans International Pageantry System Court

Congratulations to the 2016 BTIPS Court! Mr & Miss Black Trans International & Mr & Miss Black Royale Newcomer.  

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National Black Trans Advocacy Conference

BTAC! Free Online Registration is now available. Register Today!

Black Trans Advocacy Awards

BTAC Black Trans Advocacy Awards Recognition. Proudly Celebrating Advocates of Black Trans Equality

Lawrence T Richardson - Humanitarian Award Kortney Ryan Ziegler – Awareness Award Monica Roberts – Advocacy Award Louis Mitchell – Empowerment Award Kylar Broadus – Equality Award
LT Richardson Humanitarian Award Kortney R Ziegler Awareness Award Monica Roberts Advocacy Award Louis Mitchell Empowerment Award 

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Black Transmen Inc is proud to formally acknowledge and celebrate the transgender community and our allies. The Black Trans Advocacy Awards recognizes advocates in the trans community, people who have proven to be dynamic and outstanding leaders for and within the black trans community. Our honorable awards acknowledgement is in recognition of individuals, groups and organizations who are focused on transformative leadership, the advancement of the black trans movement and global social change. Award recognitions are awarded each year and will be presented at the Annual Black Trans Advocacy Awards Gala. 

Black Transmen Inc will be celebrating its 6th Anniversary of the Black Trans Advocacy Awards! Join us in Dallas, Texas Friday, April 28, 2017 at the Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum by the Galleria Hotel in the Vista Ballroom for an evening of excellence, elegance and entertainment as we celebrate the achievements being made to advance black trans equality. $55 Gala Ticket or $750 Sponsorship Table of 10 for you and your family/friends/colleagues.  Includes Admission, Entertainment, 3-Course Dinner and Tax/Gratuities. Black Tie Attire.  


Black Trans Advocacy Award Categories include:


  • Lawrence T Richardson - Humanitarian Award
  • Kortney Ryan Ziegler – Awareness Award
  • Monica Roberts – Advocacy Award
  • Louis Mitchell – Empowerment Award
  • Kylar Broadus – Equality Award


  • Black Transmen, Inc - Man of The Year Award
  • Black Transwomen, Inc - Woman of The Year Award 


  • Rising Star Award
  • Trailblazers Award
  • Pillar Award
  • Ally Award
  • Youth Leadership Award


  • Trans Alliance Award
  • Faith Based Alliance Award
  • Black Pride Alliance Award
  • Black Trans International Ball/Pageant Alliance Award


Congratulations to all Black Trans Advocacy Award Nominees. We Salute You!

Please accept your award nomination here as we honor your contribution to advancing black trans equality. Deadline to accept/decline is April 1 

2017 Nominee Full List 



Awards Gala general admission is included in each paid BTAC Premium Registration 
A la Carte Pricing: $55per person.  Get Tickets Online!

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Ala Carte Tickets Available Online Here
Awards Sponsorship Opportunities Available Online Here


Awards Gala Dinner Menu

This year's dinner options are sure to be a hit.  Here's what's on the menu!

All Plated Dinners are served with Salad, Choice of Entree with Vegetable, Dessert, Iced Tea, Starbucks Coffee, and Tazo Tea.

Organic Baby Spinach tossed with toasted caramelized almonds, Fresh Strawberries and Crispy bacon.

Entrée Options:

  1. 6oz Grilled Skirt Steak- Herb Marinated 6oz Chilean Skirt Steak Hard Grilled Served with Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Caramelized Baby Carrots.
  2. Citrus Glazed Chicken- Lemon Marinated for 48 hrs in a citrus brine, grilled and served with mashed potatoes, carrots, and drizzled with a citrus glaze.
  3. Polenta Stack (Vegetarian Option)- Grilled Vegetable and Polenta Stack served with Fresh local Mozzarella Cheese and Marinara Sauce.

New York Style Cheese Cake top with berries marmalade


Event Schedule: Friday April 28, 2017

7:00 PM       Guest Check In.  Pre-Function Cocktails & Photos
8:00 PM       Dinner Program Begins
10:00 PM     After Dinner Dance

Attire:  Black Tie 

Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum Hotel | Vista Ballroom 14901 Dallas Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75254.   

Lodging: Discounted hotel room rates are available through the National Black Trans Advocacy Conference room block. Reserve your room prior to April 1 using the code "BTAC". Reserve Online or call 800-228-9290.  Please not that hotel rooms are available on a first come first serve basis.

Parking: Onsite parking fee is $3 hourly, $15 daily -pay upon entry. Valet parking fee, $28 daily.  Discount parking tickets are available with advance purchase tickets made online.

Guest Check-in:  All guest will check in at the registration table in the Vista Ballroom.  At that time, you will receive a ticket which will show your table number.  Ushers will be on hand to help assist you in finding your seat.

Dining:  Guest will be provided a formal dinning experience inclusive of place setting and wait staff. Dinner guest who have pre-ordered will be served their selected beef, chicken or vegetarian menu option.


 Awards Gala Sponsorship

 Thank You to our 2017 awards gala participants, volunteers and sponsors for your investment in the black trans community.  Interested in supporting our cause and the gala event? For more informaton on how you can become a sponsor of the 2017 6th Anniversary Black Trans Advocacy Awards Gala,please click here.