Presenter Sponsors & Organizers

SF LGBT Center logoThe SF LGBT Center
The mission of the San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Community Center is to connect our diverse community to opportunities, resources and each other to achieve our vision of a stronger, healthier, and more equitable world for LGBT people and our allies. The Center’s strategies inspire and strengthen our community by:

• Fostering greater opportunities for people to thrive.
• Organizing for our future.
• Celebrating our history and culture.
• Building resources to create a legacy for future generations.

TEEI logoTrans Employment Program (TEEI)
Trans Employment Program (TEEI) ­ is a unique collaborative program designed to help transgender and gender non­conforming individuals find stable jobs that provide a living wage, benefits, and opportunities for advancement.


TransThrive_Logo2015_HiResTRANS:THRIVE @ API Wellness Center
We transform lives by advancing health, wellness, and equality.






Community Partners & Sponsors

CUAV logo high resCommunity United Against Violence
Founded in 1979, CUAV works to build the power of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) communities to transform violence and oppression. We support the healing and leadership of those impacted by abuse and mobilize our broader communities to replace cycles of trauma with cycles of safety and liberation. As part of the larger social justice movement, CUAV works to create truly safe communities where everyone can thrive.

ella_logoEl/La Para Translatinas
We work to build a world where we transLatinas feel we deserve to protect, love and develop ourselves. By building this base, we support transLatinas in protecting ourselves against violence, abuse and illness.


FM_logo_whtFresh Meat Productions
Fresh Meat Productions builds community through the arts by creating, presenting and touring year-round transgender arts programs. We are the first organization of our kind in the nation.

We create and present an extraordinary range of transgender and queer arts including dance, performance, music and theater. Our popular programs inspire audiences, support artists, provide mentorship and learning, promote transgender expression and visibility, transform culture and build community. Fresh Meat’s groundbreaking performances and events are celebrated for their artistic excellence and innovation.

Fresh Meat’s programs empower transgender artists and audiences, expand the repertoire of original work authentically exploring transgender experience, bring visibility to transgender and gender variant communities, connect transgender artists with diverse audiences, promote the artistic development of emerging and established transgender artists, empower voices, stories and bodies that have historically been excluded from the arts, promote dialogue and build community. Fresh Meat Productions was founded in 2002 by Artistic Director Sean Dorsey and is based in San Francisco.

lyonmartinLyon Martin/Health 360
Lyon-Martin Health Services provides excellent health care to women, lesbians and transgender people in a safe and compassionate environment, with sensitivity to sexual orientation and gender identity; all services are regardless of ability to pay.



NCLR is a national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, legislation, policy, and public education.

SF Pride logoSF Pride
The Mission of the San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Celebration Committee is to educate the world, commemorate our heritage, celebrate our culture, and liberate our people.

Shine Study LOGOThe Shine Study
The SHINE Study is the first longitudinal study of trans*female youth ages 16-24 in the San Francisco Bay Area. For the first time in history, over 300 SHINE’ers in the San Francisco Bay Area have shared their experiences with us in this groundbreaking effort to inform society, science and policy makers about the ways in which risk and resilience is constructed!

sji_logo_largecross2-copySt. James Infirmary
The Mission of the St. James Infirmary is to provide free, compassionate and nonjudgmental healthcare and social services for sex workers (current or former) of all genders and sexual orientations while preventing occupational illnesses and injuries through a comprehensive continuum of services.





TAJA_logo_squareTAJA’s Coalition
Driven by the leadership of trans women of color, along with individual and organizational allies, the mission of TAJA’s Coalition is to stop the genocide of trans women of color.

Trans Access

TGIJP logoTGI Justice Project
TGI Justice Project is a group of transgender people—inside and outside of prison—creating a united family in the struggle for survival and freedom.
We work in collaboration with others to forge a culture of resistance and resilience to strengthen us for the fight against imprisonment, police violence, racism, poverty, and societal pressures. We seek to create a world rooted in self determination, freedom of expression, and gender justice.

transmarch logoTrans March
The mission of the San Francisco Trans March is to inspire all trans and gender non­conforming people to realize a world where we are safe, loved, and empowered. We strive to create a space for our diverse communities to unite and achieve the social justice and equality that each of us deserves.

tlc_logoTransgender Law Center
Mission: Transgender Law Center works to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression.


Additional Resources

Center of Excellence for Transgender Health logoCenter of Excellence for Transgender Health
The mission of the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health is to increase access to comprehensive, effective, and affirming health care services for trans and gender­variant communities.

Dimensions Clinic
The mission of Dimensions Clinic is to increase the physical and mental health and wellness of LGBTQIQ young people in a culturally competent environment.

The mission of the Dimensions Collaborative is to combine efforts across agencies to develop health care programs and services that increase health care access and education for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex & Questioning Youth.

Trans Life logoTrans Life at the SF AIDS Foundation
San Francisco AIDS Foundation works to end the HIV epidemic in the city where it began, and eventually everywhere. Established in 1982, our mission is the radical reduction of new infections in San Francisco because we refuse to accept HIV as inevitable. Through education, advocacy and direct services for prevention and care, we are confronting HIV in communities most vulnerable to the disease.