Roses Application 2024

Are you a trans gurl of color who is sparking change around your community and wants to connect with other leading gurls nationwide? Do you want to boost your organizing, research, and leadership skills and build movement experience with other young activists? Do you want to share your own story and support other trans youth […]

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TRUTH Application 2024

Do you want to join a team of young transgender and nonbinary organizers challenging media narratives of our people? Do you want to deepen your organizing and campaign skills, develop your leadership, and put it into practice? Do you want to share your own story and support other trans youth in sharing theirs? All council

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GJLP Application 2024

Apply to TRUTH! TRUTH is a youth-led program for trans and gender- nonconforming young people to build public understanding, empathy, and a movement for liberation through storytelling and media organizing. TRUTH, informed by the lessons of trans young people and their families, seeks to: Build public empathy and understanding around trans youth issues by providing guidance

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No PRIDE Without Trans Youth 2024

This year, our Gender Justice Leadership Programs have released their 4th annual “No Pride Without Trans Youth” zine, an exploration into what trans and gender- nonconforming youth experienced during each legislative session. Hundreds of bills attacked healthcare, education, civil rights, public accommodations, and more for TQ2S+ youth across the country who have increasingly become a

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Intransitive Sign-Ups

Gender Justice Leadership Programs (GJLP) invites you to sign up for interviews with us! GJLP is working on a caregiving quote database and we want to hear from you! Our work uplifts trans, nonbinary youth leadership across the country through our leadership programs (TRUTH, for trans and nonbinary youth and Roses Initiative for trans and

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Love Letters to Trans, Queer, and Two Spirit Youth Submissions

As many of us have seen in the news, Nex Benedict, a 16-year-old nonbinary and Indigenous member of the Choctaw Nation, died on February 8, 2024 following a physical altercation at school. Nex was targeted after being forced to comply with Oklahoma state laws about using bathrooms and changing rooms that match one’s assigned sex

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TDOR 2023

On Transgender Day of Remembrance/Resilience, we remember those in our community who have lost their lives to anti-trans violence while simultaneously honoring the resilience that our community continuously displays day in and day out. We continue to work towards Gender Justice for our trans and nonbinary siblings- especially for Black, Indigenous, and trans fems of

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GSA Day 4 Gender Justice

GSA Day 4 gender justice GSA Day for Gender Justice (#GSADay4GJ) is a national day of action for GSA clubs, LGBTQ+ youth, and allies to center trans, nonbinary, and gender-diverse people and mobilize for their liberation. This year, our TQ2S+ Youth Council will lead #GSADay4GJ through creative storytelling and media projects. #GSADay4GJ is on Friday,

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GSADay4GJ 2023

GSA Day for Gender Justice (#GSADay4GJ) is a national day of action for GSA clubs, LGBTQ+ youth, and allies to center trans, nonbinary, and gender diverse people and mobilize for their liberation. This year our TQ2S+ Youth Council will lead #GSADay4GJ through creative storytelling and media projects. #GSADay4GJ is on Friday, November 17, 2023! This

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Intergenerational Gurl Talk

Intergenerational Gurl Talk ANNUAL GURL TALK The Roses program centers on the voices and leadership of trans girls of color and is building a future free from violence against trans women and girls. Through Roses, our team is creating space for girl leaders to connect, develop their skills, and step into their #TransGirlPower. Roses is

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No Pride Without Trans Youth

No Pride Without Trans Youth For the past three years, our Gender Justice Leadership Programs have released their annual “No Pride Without Trans Youth” zine, an exploration into what trans and gender- nonconforming youth experienced during each legislative session. Hundreds of bills attacked healthcare, education, civil rights, public accommodations, and more for TQ2S+ youth across

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No Pride Without Trans Youth- Share Your Story

No Pride without trans youth- Share your story! Every year, GJLP talks to trans and gender- nonconforming youth across the country about their thoughts and experiences during the legislative session. Hundreds of bills are introduced that attack LGBTQ+ rights, including healthcare, education, public accommodations, civil rights, and more. We want to hear from you about

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Trans Joy Zine, Spring 2023

ORIGINAL WORKS BY: “Trans Joy” by Jesse Young-Paulson (They/Them) “You Can Breathe Now” by Jay Schroeder (They/He) “Polaroid Photo” by Ehko Phantasos (They/He) “Euphoria” by Jayden Mayers (He/Him) “The Gardener” by Ray Winig (They/Them) “Photosynthesis” by Silas Reed Logan (They/Them) “The Children of the Stars” by Cassian Miller-Felix (They/Them) “Acceptance” by Robin Draetta (He/They) “Nagi

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Trans Caregiving at Camp Outright

Trans Caregiving at Camp Outright Trans and queer communities, particularly Black and brown communities, have a long history of creating family and caregiving structures outside of traditional systems because of the lack of family, cultural, and societal acceptance and support. When other caregiving systems at best fail and at worse cause further harm, these alternatives

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TDOR 2022

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2022 Thank you for sharing this moment in time with us. I know these past years have been a lot, not to mention this week, as we celebrated Trans Awareness. TDOR the holiday was started in 1999 by transgender advocate Gwendolyn Ann Smith as a vigil to honor the memory of

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