Nominations are normally open starting on November 20th, and formally closed on February 15th.
For 2017, the nomination window is shortened for organizational reasons.
Nominations can come from anyone — you do not have to be a trans person to nominate anyone, but the person nominated must meet the nomination criteria.
Nominations currently are in Two areas:
It is our hope that we are able to expand these nominations to reflect a more regional format in the future, but we felt it was important to be able to address the important work being done outside the United States