Sep 21 2020

Misgendering in Health Care and How to Improve

Although written for healthcare professionals, the concepts of misgendering and microaggressions are universal in that their occurrence cuts across all businesses - regardless of size - and industry segment. Please ...
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Sep 17 2020

LGBTQ+ voices: Learning from lived experiences

If you haven't read this report from McKinsey & Company, you really should. I have spoken and written at length about how companies must evolve from "policy to practice" in ...
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Sep 8 2020

What I Learned as a Parent of a Transgender Child

I absolutely love this story, which to be quite candid, connects so well with what PFLAG National/Straight for Equality was founded on - a parent's love for their LGBTQ+ child. ...
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Sep 1 2020

Transgender Rights in the Workplace

Attention California-based companies of all sizes! Wonderful and useful information for trans people in California, from my friends at SoCal ACLU and the State of California Department of Fair Employment ...
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Aug 6 2020

Two Steps Back — Rescinding Transgender Health Protections in Risky Times

A timely and detailed report from the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine which rightly points out, " In Donald Trump’s United States, transgender people apparently do not have the ...
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Aug 4 2020

Talking About Your Pronouns Is One Easy Way To Be A Transgender Ally

Always beginning a conversation with a trans person by identifying your pronouns first is a great way to demonstrate your allyship, of course, but it also tells that person you ...
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Jul 24 2020

Her death sparked Transgender Day of Remembrance. 22 years later, still no answers

If you want to better understand the history of the transgender community and the violence that many face every day of their life - especially my brothers and sisters of ...
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Jul 24 2020

Fatal violence against transgender and gender nonconforming people is spiking

Thank you for finding the words that elude me in my anger Charlotte Clymer: “There are systemic barriers in place that enable this epidemic of violence against trans people, particularly, black ...
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Jun 17 2020

What Zone are YOU living in right now?

Be honest with yourself. Living in harmony means growing and being uncomfortable with how that growth feels. {Chart was adapted by Andrew M. Ibrahim MD, MSc}
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